Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Cheaspeake (Steamboat), lost smoke pipes, 19 Oct 1940
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WHIRLWIND ON THE LAKES.--Yesterday afternoon, as the CHESAPEAKE was ploughing her way through the lake, some few miles off Ashtabula, she was struck suddenly by a whirlwind from the northwest, which swept both smoke pipes, and the iron chains which secured them even with the deck. The gust came unattended by the usual signs, and was altogether inexplicable. Buffalo Commercial, Oct.20.
      Cleveland Daily Herald
      Friday, October 23, 1840 p.3 col.1


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: lost smoke pipes
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original
1940
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.13153
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Cheaspeake (Steamboat), lost smoke pipes, 19 Oct 1940