Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oregon (Steamboat), lost smoke pipes, 18 Apr 1848
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OREGON Steamer, lost her smoke pipes off Fairport, Lake Erie, April 18, 1848, about 2 o'clock P. M., during a heavy gale, after midnight she rode out the gale at anchor some 8 miles abreast of Cleveland - damages light.
      Casualty List for 1848
      Erik Hyle's private papers

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Cleveland, April 19, 11 P.M.----The steamer OREGON in the storm yesterday lost her smoke pipe off fairport. Her sails were split and she became almost completely unmanagable. She drifted however, before the wind, westerly till this morning, when she lost the use of her rudder. It was a terrible night to all on board, and she was given up for lost. Today she rode out the gale and this evening arrived in Cleveland Harbor.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, April 20, 1848


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: lost smoke pipes
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged slightly
Date of Original
1848
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.9016
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Oregon (Steamboat), lost smoke pipes, 18 Apr 1848