The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  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."...
Gem (Schooner), leak, 1 Oct 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...GEM Schooner, cargo of wheat, sprung a leak on Lake Michigan, put back to Chicago and discharged.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 ...
Rapid (Schooner), leak, 1 Oct 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...RAPID Schooner, cargo grain, sprung a leak on Lake Michigan, put back to Chicago and discharged.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 ...
Clarion (Brig), lost topmasts, 1 Apr 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...CLARION Brig, lost topmasts on Lake Michigan, put into Milwaukee.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List 1860 ...
Torrent (Schooner), dismasted, 25 Apr 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...Schooner TORRENT, cargo corn, lost both her masts in a gale on Lake Michigan; towed to Milwaukee.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List 1860     &#160...
Sebastopol (Schooner), collision, 1 Apr 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...SEBASTOPOL Schooner and Schooner JUANIATA PATTEN, collided off North Point, lake Michigan, in a fog, the latter damaged $300       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty list 1860 ...
Juaniata Patton (Schooner), collision, 1 Apr 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...PATTEN, JUANIATA, Schooner, and the Schooner SEBASTOPOL collided in a fog off North Point, Lake Michigan, former damaged $300       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty list 1860 ...
Maple Leaf (Schooner), collision, 1 May 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...Schooner MAPLE LEAF, and schooner MASSILLON collide on Lake Michigan, former former much damaged, was towed into Grand Haven.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)     &...
Massillon (Schooner), U16431, collision, 1 May 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...Schooner MASSILLON, and Schooner MAPLE LEAF, collided on Lake Michigan, latter much damaged ($1,000) was towed into Chicago.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)     &...
Hannah Sutton, capsized, 1 Jun 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...SUTTON, HANNAH Schooner (Scow), cargo wood, capsized in a squall on Lake Michigan, righted and towed to Chicago. All her crew, of five lost.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List,1860 ...
Arcturus (Schooner), U568, overboard, 1 Aug 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...Schooner ARCTURUS, lost two men overboard on Lake Michigan.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. (Casualty List, 1860)     &#160...
Niagara (Propeller), broke machinery, 1 Sep 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...NIAGARA Propeller, cargo wheat, broke her shaft on Lake Michigan, towed to Detroit.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 ...
London (Schooner), leak, 1 Sep 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...LONDON Schooner, cargo wheat, sprang a leak on Lake Michigan. Towed to Milwaukee.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 ...
Champion (Schooner), capsized, 1 Sep 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...CHAMPION Schooner, capsized on Lake Michigan.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 ...
Bay State (Schooner), U2141, damaged cargo, 1 Sep 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...BAY STATE Schooner, cargo wheat, damaged 1,000 bushels.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 Schooner BAY STATE. U. S. No. 2141. Of 249.38 tons gross. Built Buffalo, N...
Armada (Schooner), overboard, 1 Sep 1860 
TextNewspapers  1860  ...ARMADA Schooner, lost a man overboard on Lake Michigan.       Buffalo Morning Express       March 11, 1861. Casualty List, 1860 ...
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