Steamship Pewabic

Photograph showing the steamer "Pewabic," which was built in Cleveland in 1863. In 1865, it was lost in a collision with the steamship Meteor off Thunder Bay Light, Lake Huron with 40 lives lost. "Pewabic" was carrying a large cargo of copper, and much of it was recovered between 1880 and 1888.
Abstract/Description: Photograph showing the steamer "Pewabic," which was built in Cleveland in 1863. In 1865, it was lost in a collision with the steamship Meteor off Thunder Bay Light, Lake Huron with 40 lives lost. "Pewabic" was carrying a large cargo of copper, and much of it was recovered between 1880 and 1888.
Subject(s): Boats and boating
Soo Locks (Mich.)
Date Created: 1864 (approximate)