The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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  • Superior (Steamboat), collision, 1 May 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Uninjured
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Uninjured
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  • Steamboat
    Image  Directory of the Marine Interests of the Great Lakes: Comprising A Complete List of All Vessels Navigating the Lakes, Arranged Alphabetically... (Detroit, MI : R. L. Polk & Co., 1884 )     Generic wooden engraving of a propeller-driven steamboat with an arch from the 1880s by A. Zeese & Company of Chicago for use in advertisements
    Image  Directory of the Marine Interests of the Great Lakes: Comprising A Complete List of All Vessels Navigating the Lakes, Arranged Alphabetically... (Detroit, MI : R. L. Polk & Co., 1884 )   Generic wooden engraving of a propeller-driven steamboat with an arch from the 1880s by A. Zeese & Company of Chicago for use in advertisements
  • Steamer Lady Elgin
    Image       "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with schooner Augusta. 400 passengers on board -- only 98 saved. From a photograph taken as the steamer lay in the Chicago river, between Clark and La Salle streets, September 7, 1860, the day before the disaster. Copy obtained ...
    Image     "Steamer Lady Elgin. Wrecked off Winnetka, September 8, 1860, by collision with schooner Augusta. 400 passengers on board -- only 98 saved. From a photograph taken as the steamer lay ...
  • The Roosevelt leaving Chicago for holiday trip
    Image       "45. The Roosevelt leaving Chicago for holiday trip." "Copyright, 1909, by Stereo-Travel Co." "Stereo Travel Co. Corona, New York City"
    Image     "45. The Roosevelt leaving Chicago for holiday trip." "Copyright, 1909, by Stereo-Travel Co." "Stereo Travel Co. Corona, New York City"
  • Where great wheat crops are stored
    Image       "Where great wheat crops are stored -- huge grain elevator with waiting freight boats -- Chicago" "Copyright 1903 by Underwood & Underwood" "Underwood & Underwood, Publishers. New York. London. Toronto-Canada. Ottawa, Kansas" "Works and Studios, Washington, D.C. Arlington, N.J. Littleton N.H." Stamped on Reverse: "Property of O. W. Holmes Stereoscopic ...
    Image     "Where great wheat crops are stored -- huge grain elevator with waiting freight boats -- Chicago" "Copyright 1903 by Underwood & Underwood" "Underwood & Underwood, Publishers. New York. London. Toronto-Canada. ...
  • Union Steamboat Co.
    Imagemystery       "Copelin, Photographer" "75 Madison St. Chicago, IL" "Stereoscopic Views of Chicago and the North-West" Reverse: "The Union Steamboat Co." [hand-written] "Mitchell & Hatheway Booksellers & Stationers 206 Dearborn St., HonoreBlock, Chicago"
    Imagemystery     "Copelin, Photographer" "75 Madison St. Chicago, IL" "Stereoscopic Views of Chicago and the North-West" Reverse: "The Union Steamboat Co." [hand-written] "Mitchell & Hatheway Booksellers & Stationers 206 Dearborn St., HonoreBlock, ...
  • Huron (Steamboat), sunk, 29 Mar 1857
    TextNewspaper       Reason: sunk
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $12,500
    Remarks: Raised
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: sunk
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $12,500
    Remarks: Raised
    ...
  • Bay City (Steamboat), collision, 1 Apr 1857
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $150
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Hull damage: $150
    ...
  • Oregon (Steamboat), fire, 19 Jan 1850
    TextNewspaper       Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: fire
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Total loss
    ...
  • Chicago (Steamboat), collision, 11 Jun 1876
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Ivanhoe (Steamboat), U100042, collision, 7 Aug 1887
    TextNewspaper       Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: collision
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
    ...
  • John A. Dix (Steamboat), U75440, struck bridge, 1 Aug 1887
    TextNewspaper       Reason: struck bridge
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
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    TextNewspaper     Reason: struck bridge
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
    ...
  • Madison (Steamboat), broke machinery, 1 May 1846
    TextNewspaper       Reason: broke machinery
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: broke machinery
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Louisiana (Steamboat), struck pier, 1 Jun 1847
    TextNewspaper       Reason: struck pier
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: struck pier
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
    ...
  • Pacific (Steamboat), freshet, 12 Mar 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: freshet
    Hull damage: $300
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: freshet
    Hull damage: $300
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Samuel Ward (Steamboat), freshet, 12 Mar 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: freshet
    Hull damage: $300
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: freshet
    Hull damage: $300
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Globe (Steamboat), freshet, 12 Mar 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: freshet
    Hull damage: $700
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: freshet
    Hull damage: $700
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Niagara (Steamboat), damaged wheel, 1 Nov 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: damaged wheel
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: damaged wheel
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Sultana (Steamboat), damaged engine, 1 Nov 1849
    TextNewspaper       Reason: damaged engine
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: damaged engine
    Remarks: Repaired
    ...
  • Traveler (Steamboat), burnt, 1 Jul 1854
    TextNewspaper       Reason: burnt
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
    ...
    TextNewspaper     Reason: burnt
    Lives: nil
    Remarks: Damaged
    ...
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