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Telegraph (Schooner), collision, 1 Oct 1861


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TELEGRAPH Schooner, cargo lumber, collided with Propeller R.H. FOSS, off Chicago, became water-logged and towed into that Port.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

      . . . . .

COLLISION.---By a private despatch from Chicago to Capt. E.P. Dorr, dated this
morning, we learn that the propeller R.H. FOSS and schooner TELEGRAPH collided
off that port, Saturday night. Both vessels sunk---the former on the bar. The latter
has been raised and brought into port.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 18, 1861



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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $450
Cargo: $50
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4742
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Telegraph (Schooner), collision, 1 Oct 1861