Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Samuel Ward (Steamboat), collision, 28 Sep 1849
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The schooner JANE, it is reported, came in collision with the steamer WARD, and was abandoned near Racine.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, October 1, 1849 p.2

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      We regret to learn that the small schooner ELIZA JANE, formerly of this port, was run down and sunk by the steamer WARD Saturday evening. The crew succeeded in getting ashore in their boat. - Milwaukee Sent. & Gaz.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Saturday, September 29, 1849

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      MARINE DISASTERS AND LOSSES ON THE LAKES DURING THE SEASON OF 1849
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Schr. ELIZA JANE, sunk by collision with steamer WARD; crew saved.....$500
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Thursday, January 3, 1850
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COLLISION - The schooner JANE ran foul of the mail steamer WARD, near Racine. She was abandoned by the crew.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      October 1, 1849


Item Type
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Notes
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original
1849
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.13084
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Samuel Ward (Steamboat), collision, 28 Sep 1849