Source: Plain Dealer - Cleveland, Ohio
Dated: 1890 July 30
STEAMERS IN COLLISION
List of the Killed, Injured and Missing.
BALTIMORE, July 29 - The following is a corrected list of the
killed, injured and missing by the collision in the bay last night
of the Norfolk steamer Virginia and teh excursion steamer Louis:
Killed: Mrs. Catherine Keysen, Charles Graazer, 5 eyars,
Daniel Koon, 11 years.
Injured: Adolph Miller, fatally; Mrs. Magdalena Ruth;
fatally; William C. Grazzer.
Missing: Annie Ruth, 11 years; Grace M. Allison, 12
years; Willie Haas, 9 years; David H. Hitchcock, 29 years; Lizzie
Graazer, 27 eyars; Maggie Eller, 13 years; Mrs. Sophie Faber, 47
years; Mrs. Margaret Oestereick, 50 years; Henry Koop, 9 years;
William Reigel, 12 years.
A Coast Trader Burned.
FERNADINA, Fla. - July 29 - The steamer Franconia, from New York
for this port, before reported as here on north breakers caught fire
at daylight today. All hands were saved.
Source: Grand Rapids Press - Michigan
Dated: 1909 Aug. 29
DIED TO SAVE OTHERS - Wiresless Operator Eccles Staid at Post
on Sinking Ohio. -
His C. Q. D. Calls Brought Aid to 200 Passengers, but he Lost his
Seattle, Wash., Aug. 28 - One man, a wireless telegraph
operator, gave his life that more than two hundred might be saved,
when George E. Eccles of Seattle, went down with the Alaska
Steamship company's steamer Ohio, yesterday while sounding the "C.
Q. D." His call for healp as his vessel was sinking brought
the steamers Kingfisher, Humboldt and Rupert City to the rock off
Steep Point in Hishkish narrows, British Columbia, and all but
himself and four others were saved. only one passenger lost
The drowned: Purser Frederick J.
Stephen, Seattle; Wireless operator George E. Eccles,
Seattle; The quarter-master; a soldier and a steerage passenger,
Pilot Shaw was on the bridge when the ship
struck. The boats were lowered at once and women and children
taken off. The soldier and the steerage passenger were drowned
by the upsetting of a boat during the rescue of the passengers.