Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ozaukee (Steamboat), sunk, 29 May 1884
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OZAUKEE Steamer. Home port, Ashland. On May 29, 1884 Steamer sunk at Ashland, Lake Superior, and became a total loss. Loss to hull $2,000. No cargo. No insurance.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884

OZAUKEE * Steam paddle. Official Number 19002. Built 1857 at Port Washington, Wis., of 66.57 Tons Gross. 33.29 Tons Net. Home port, Marquette, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List of the U.S. 1884
(vessels marked with a * have been reported lost or otherwise out of service)

Item Type
Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $2,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 46.59244 Longitude: -90.8838
William R. McNeil
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Ozaukee (Steamboat), sunk, 29 May 1884