Portland, OR Two Boats Capsized, June 1884

SEVEN MEN DROWNED.

Portland, Ore., June 30 -- Yesterday two boats capsized at the mouth of the Columbia River, owing to rough weather. Captain OLSEN, a prominent pioneer citizen of Astoria, SAM BLAIR, JAMES CRAIG, and four other unknown men were drowned.
The bodies of OLSEN and CRAIG were recovered. All the others were swept out to sea and lost.

Piqua Daily Call Ohio 1884-03-30