Cincinnati, OH Boating Accident, Aug 1887

TRIPLE DROWNING.

Cincinnati, Aug. 19 -- About 4 o'clock yesterday afternoon TOM RILEY, of St. Louis, a laborer, aged twenty-seven; "BROCKY PETE" ESCHESBRENNER, a laborer, aged twenty-eight and "BLACK ED" FARRE, a negro laborer, aged thirty, together with JOHN ENNEMAN, OWEN TRAVIS, FRANK BURNS, JOHN MAHER, JOHN DAVEY, CHRIS SEIBOLD, and an unknown nego roustabout, all colored, put off in a skiff fram a coal barge which they had been loading at the foot of Main Street, and had drifted just before Walnut, when they were swamped by the waves from the steamer Lancaster.
The skiff sank like a stone, and TOM RILEY,
"BROCKY PETE" and "BLACK ED" were drowned.

Daily Evening Bulletin Maysville Kentucky 1887-08-19