Charles Mears (Propeller), U33602, collision, 1 May 1862
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MEARS, C. Propeller when discharging lumber at Chicago, was run into by the Propeller EMPIRE STATE.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Jan. 26, 1863. Casualty List, 1862
SUNK. -- The propeller C. MEARS, we are informed, was struck by the propeller PRAIRIE STATE, and so badly injured that she sank immediately. We presume another boat will be put on her route. The MEARS was the only boat from Chicago traversing the eastern shore of our lake, north of Muskegon. Occurred at Chicago. --- Grand Haven News.
Buffalo Daily Courier
Friday, June 13, 1862
NOTE: Different names, Prairie State or Empire State ?
Barge C. MEARS. U. S. No. 33602. Of 235.86 tons Home port, Chicago, Ill.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
NOTE:-- the C. MEARS was a propeller until 1864
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Hull damage: $4,000
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes