The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  [1914, [1930, [1852, [1849, [1794, 1794]]]]]  Item type(s):  Clippings   Groups:  Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters...   Creative Commons Rights:  Attribution only Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Burning of the Washington 
TextNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Washington, "Burning of the Washington," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 1856, 130-31  Burning of the Washington. A new and elegant steamboat called the Washington, was burned on Lake Erie, opposite Silver creek, June 16th, 1838. In the early part of the preceding night, the Washington passed the steamer North America, while the latter lay at the town of Erie. On the following ...
Burning of the Erie 
TextImageNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Erie, "Burning of the Erie," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 1856, 121-26  Burning of the Erie. This magnificent steamer, Capt. Titus, commander, was destroyed by fire, on Lake Erie, on the 16th day of August, 1841, by which calamity more than one hundred and seventy-five persons lost their lives. The following account is given of the origin of this disaster. Among ...
Burning of the Phoenix 
TextImageNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the Phoenix, "Burning of the Phoenix," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 21 Nov 1847, 177-83  Burning of the Phoenix This terrible accident occurred about four o'clock on the morning of the 21st of November, 1847, on Lake Michigan, within seventeen miles of Sheboygan. The fire was first discovered under the deck, near the back end of the boiler ; but it soon spread in every direction ...
Collision of Steamer Chesapeake and Schooner Porter 
TextNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Collision of Steamer Chesapeake and Schooner Porter, "Collision of Steamer Chesapeake and Schooner Porter," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 9 Jun 1847, 203-07  Collision of Steamer Chesapeake and Schooner Porter The steamers Chesapeake and Constellation from Buffalo, were sailing in company on Lake Erie, June 9, 1847, and being off Conneaut about midnight, they met the schooner Porter, which turned aside to avoid the Constellation, and came in contact...
Explosion of the Anthony Wayne 
TextNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Explosion of the Anthony Wayne, "Explosion of the Anthony Wayne," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 28 Apr 1850, 211-13  Explosion of the Anthony Wayne. The Anthony Wayne was an old steamer belonging to the regular line of Buffalo and Sandusky packets. On Sunday morning, at half-past one o'clock, April 28, 1850, while making one of heir usual trips, this boat exploded, on Lake Erie, opposite the mouth of ...
Explosion of the America 
TextNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Explosion of the America, "Explosion of the America," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 31 Jul 1850, 246-47  Explosion of the America This afflictive event took place on Lake Erie, July 31, 1850. The head of one of the starboard boilers blew off, turning the boiler deck upside down, raising the upper deck about four feet, and making all the central part of the boat a complete wreck. As soon as the ...
Burning of the G. P. Griffith 
TextNewspapersComments  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the G. P. Griffith, "Burning of the G. P. Griffith," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 17 Jun 1850, 261-65  Burning of the G. P. Griffith. The fine steamer G. P. Griffith took fire on Lake Erie, about twenty miles below Cleveland, and was burnt to the water's edge, on June 17, 1850. The passengers were all in their berths when the alarm of fire was given, about three o'clock in the morning. The day...
Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg. 
TextNewspapers  Lloyd, James T., Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg., "Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg.," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 20 Aug 1852, 148-50  Collision of the Atlantic and Ogdensburg. At an early hour before daylight, on the 20th day of August, 1852, the steamboat Atlantic ran afoul of the propeller Ogdensburg, about six miles above Long Point, on Lake Erie. The morning was very foggy and the darkness was extreme, and for some time...
Burning of the E. K. Collins 
TextNewspapersComments  Lloyd, James T., Burning of the E. K. Collins, "Burning of the E. K. Collins," Lloyd's Steamboat Directory and Disasters on the Western Waters... (1856), 9 Oct 1854, 249-50  Burning of the E. K. Collins Between ten and eleven o'clock, on the night of October 9, 1854, the steamboat E. K. Collins was burned to the water's edge on Lake Erie, nearly opposite the lighthouse below Mauldin. At the time the fire broke out, she was on her way from Sault St. Marie to ...

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