The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Decade:  1860  Geographic Location:  Lake Michigan   Sort by:  Relevance
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Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a scene from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. Mr. and Mrs. Evison Clinging to the pilot-house of the LADY ELGIN
John Furlong on his cabin door 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a scene from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan. "John Furlong, finding his cabin door will not support two, is compelled to relinquish it to Gough, who was afterwards lost"
Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of two rescuers working in the surf along the shore of Lake Michigan trying to recover those escaping from the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN. "Edward Spencer and his associates gallantly risking their lives in the surf to rescue the drowning people"
Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   Woodcut engraving of a photograph of Captain John (Jack) Wilson, who was lost in the wreck of the steamboat LADY ELGIN in Lake Michigan along with many others on this raft. "Captain Jack Wilson, on the raft encouraging the sufferers, cried out, "Now, Boys, look out for breakers ahead!"
Dreadful collision on Lake Michigan 
Image  22 Sep 1860,   ..."Dreadful collision on Lake Michigan, between the Mail steamer LADY ELGIN and the schooner AUGUSTA, Sept. 8 1860."...
Gibraltar (Bark), split sails &c., 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: split sails &c. Lives: nil Hull damage: $150 Remarks: Repaired
H. H. Brown (Bark), damaged cargo in gale, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo in gale Lives: nil Cargo: $350 Freight: wheat
Arabia (Bark), damaged cargo in gale, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo in gale Lives: nil Cargo: $2,340 Freight: wheat
Hungarian (Bark), damaged cargo in gale, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo in gale Lives: nil Cargo: $400 Freight: corn
Persia (Schooner), Lost rudder, 1 Apr 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: Lost rudder Hull damage: $50 Remarks: Repaired
Ontonagon (Propeller), U18963, broke arches, 11 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: broke arches Lives: nil Hull damage: $1,400 Cargo: $4,000 Freight: flour Remarks: Repaired
Sun (Propeller), U22281, lost smoke stack, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: lost smoke stack Hull damage: $1,300 Remarks: Repaired
Fremont (Schooner), leak, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: leak Lives: nil Hull damage: $250 Cargo: $1,000 Freight: grain Remarks: Repaired
B. R. Lummis (Schooner), split sails &c., 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: split sails &c. Lives: nil Hull damage: $300 Cargo: $150 Freight: wheat Remarks: Repaired
Miami (Schooner), U16312, overboard, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: overboard Lives: 1
George Barber (Schooner), lost anchor & chain, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: lost anchor & chain Lives: nil Hull damage: $150 Cargo: $55 Freight: lumber
Joseph Grant (Schooner), aground, 21 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: aground Lives: nil Hull damage: $3,600 Cargo: $204 Freight: coal Remarks: Got off
Miami Belle (Schooner), U16616, damaged cargo, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo Cargo: $4,500 Freight: wheat
Ayr (Schooner), damaged cargo, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: damaged cargo Cargo: $3,400 Freight: wheat
Dolphin (Schooner), fall from masthead, 1 Jul 1863 
TextNewspapers  1863  Reason: fall from masthead Lives: 1

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