The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Early Lake Michigan area newspapers


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Early Lake Michigan area newspapers
  
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1877
  
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  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Mon., Oct. 22, 1877
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  • St. Joseph Herald (St. Joseph, MI), Sat., 3 Nov. 1877
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    The schooner City of Tawas, in trying to make this harbor early Tuesday morning, struck the bar and sprung a leak, when she became unmanageable and drifted on to the beach about eighty rods south of the lighthouse pier. She has a cargo of about 500 tons of ore for ...

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    The schooner City of Tawas, in trying to make this harbor early Tuesday morning, struck the bar and sprung a leak, when she became unmanageable and drifted on to the ...

  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), Oct. 18, 1877
    TextNewspaper       SHIPWRECKED. _______ Loss of the Schooner Nettie Weaver and Part of her Crew _______ Interesting Narrative of one the Survivors _______ He Seeks Aid to Reach His Home in Cheboygan _______

    Among the many applicants for aid at the Mayor's ...

    TextNewspaper     SHIPWRECKED. _______ Loss of the Schooner Nettie Weaver and Part of her Crew _______ Interesting Narrative of one the Survivors _______ He Seeks Aid to Reach His Home in Cheboygan ...
  • Detroit Post and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 27 Apr, 1877
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    THE OLDEST VESSEL. - The schooner Harriet Ross, at present owned in Detroit, is unquestionably the oldest vessel on the lakes. She was in commission prior to the war of 1812, and formed one of Commodore Perry's fleet in the great naval battle on Lake Erie. There is nothing left ...

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    THE OLDEST VESSEL. - The schooner Harriet Ross, at present owned in Detroit, is unquestionably the oldest vessel on the lakes. She was in commission prior to the war of ...

  • Detroit Advertiser and Tribune (Detroit, MI), 24 Jun, 1877
    TextNewspaper       Lightning strikes to lakes ships were fairly common, being reported four or five times a year. Though there are a fewreported instances of vessels being destroyed by a stroke, the results were usually as shown here. According to my records, only the schooner APPELONA (1822) was directly sunk, though the ...
    TextNewspaper     Lightning strikes to lakes ships were fairly common, being reported four or five times a year. Though there are a fewreported instances of vessels being destroyed by a stroke, the ...
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Early Lake Michigan area newspapers