Fairport, OH (Lake Erie) Steamer C. B. LOCKWOOD Wreck, Oct 1902
C. B. LOCKWOOD, OF BUFFALO, GOES TO THE BOTTOM -- BOAT'S CREW MISSING.
Ashtabula, Ohio, Oct. 14. -- The wooden steamer C. B. Lockwood foundered in a storm about 15 miles off this port last night. The captain and crew launched two boats just before the steamer sunk, one containing the captain was picked up near the harbor this morning. The other boat has not yet been heard from. Tugs and life savers are searching for it. It contained ten of the crew.
The Lockwood was a freighter, owned by the Gilchrists, of Cleveland. She was commanded by Capt. FRENCH, and was bound for Buffalo.
Winnipeg Free Press Manitoba 1902-10-15
EMPTY BOAT TELLS THE FATE OF TEN SHIPWRECKED SAILORS.
THE MEN FROM THE LOCKWOOD, WHICH FOUNDERED IN LAKE ERIE LAST MONDAY NIGHT, ARE NOW BELIEVED TO HAVE BEEN DROWNED.
By The Associated Press.
Cleveland, Oct. 16. -- All hope that the ten men who had left the foundering steamer C. B. Lockwood off the port of Ashtabula in Lake Erie Monday night were still alive were dispelled when the overturned boat that they had embarked in was picked up late this afternoon off that port by the boat J. G. Grammer.
The missing men are:
Second Mate JOHN BRITT, Toledo.
Chief Engineer DAVID BURNS, Marine City.
HENRY ROSSMAN, second engineer, Fair Haven.
Fireman FRED GREEN, Marine City.
Fireman JULIUS SCHMIDT, residence unknown.
JOSEPH P. OREY, oiler, Fair Haven.
WILLIAM MILLER, deck hand, residence not known.
Two deck hands and one fireman, names not known.
Post Standard Syracuse New York 1902-10-16