Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fashion (Steamboat), lightning, 15 Sep 1853
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STRUCK BY LIGHTNING. - The steamer FASHION, en route to Green Bay, was struck by lightning between Racind and Milwaukee on Thursday night. But little damage was done, the mast and the wheel for steering were injured. A man on board, a passenger, was struck and some of his clothing injured by being burnt.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, September 20, 1853



Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: lightning
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original
1853
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.14514
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Fashion (Steamboat), lightning, 15 Sep 1853