The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Radical (Scow), U21193, 1900


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R.B. Wilcox, city harbor engineer of Chicago, has ordered the removal of dismantled hulks of old wooden vessels from the channel of the Chicago River where they have been left to decay. The North Branch of the river has been for years a dumping ground for abandoned boats, and an order to proceed with channel widening operations, it has been found necessary to institute suits agains their owners. Among the vessels affected are the NEW ERA, the FIRE ROOFER, HAZEL D. and RADICAL
      Detroit Free Press
      August 12, 1900
     
     
Schooner Scow RADICAL U21193. Of 105 tons gross. Built Detroit Mich., 1865 by S. McDonald. 118.0 x 25.3 x 7.6 A flat lumber scow rebuilt 1877 and 1881.
      Herman Runge Notes
     
     
NOTES:
NAME: RADICAL
RIG: Schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 21193
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA: 118.0
BEAM: 25.3
DEPTH: 7.6
GROSS: 105.06 (Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878); 177.32 (1879;
1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
NET: 168.46 (1884; 1885
YEAR BUILT: 1865
STATE: MI
CITY: Detroit
HOME PORT: Detroit, MI (Pre-list; 1869); East Saginaw, MI (1870; 1871); Chicago, IL (1872; 1873;
1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882; 1883; 1884; 1885
YEARS LISTED: Pre-list; 1869; 1870; 1871; 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882;
1883; 1884; 1885
NOTES:

NOTE: the above MAY NOT be the discarded RADICAL.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
removing discarded hulks
Date of Original:
1900
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.E.10906
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Radical (Scow), U21193, 1900