Frankfort, MI (Lake Michigan) Steamer COLUMBIA Lost, Sep 1881
STEAMER COLUMBIA LOST.
The steamer Columbia foundered off Frankfort, Mich., on the night of the 10th. Fifteen persons were drowned, and the bodies of Captain MALCOM, Engineers WILLIAM CROSBY and WILLIAM MUFFLIN and a MISS FITZGERALD, of Chicago, floated ashore.
Seven persons got into the small boats and escaped. The steamer sailed from Chicago for Collingwood, and was laden with grain.
Marshall Statesman Michigan 1881-09-15