Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rollo, William
appeared in Marine Review (Cleveland, OH), 4 May 1899, p. 19
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Capt. William Rollo, one of the best known captains on the great lakes, died recently at his home in Port Huron from an attack of paralysis. He was born in Scotland, Feb. 23, 1829, began sailing at the age of seventeen and followed that occupation all his life. He was in the employ of the Ogdensburg Transit Co. for many years, sailing between Ogdensburg and Chicago, and his last request was that interment be made at Ogdensburg.

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4 May 1899
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Ogdensburg Transit Company
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
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Rollo, William