MILWAUKEE MARINE AND SHIPPING
SHIPWRECKS AND DISASTERS
The following ships were listed in various sources, newspapers and publications as having a Milwaukee connection. This list includes information collected by David D. Swayze, Lake Isabella, MI
Specs: 97x20x8, 117g 80nt
Date of Loss: 1881
Place of Loss: in Canadian waters
Lake Lost: unreported
Lives Lost: ?
Details: No detail. Document surrendered at Port Huron, Nov 30, 1881. Wrecker Capt. P. Williams reportedly purchased her in May of 1881 to remove her machinery for sale. Wrecked and sunk by a boiler explosion near the outlet of Lake St. Clair on May 25, 1862, with the loss of 4 lives. Her wreckage was struck by several vessels including the prop CHICAGO, before she was raised a few weeks later. Totally rebuilt and enlarged afterwards. Major repairs in 1870.