P. C. Sherman (Bark), U19614, collision, 19 Jul 1871
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Bark P.C. SHERMAN, and Bark St. LAWRENCE collided at Chicago while towing.
Marine Disasters of the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall
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COLLISION. - As the tug BABCOCK was towing in the bark St. LAWRENCE, loaded with pig-iron, early yesterday morning, the St. LAWRENCE when near the south pier, ran into the bark P.C. SHERMAN, which was lying at the pier. Both vessel were seriously injured, and the St. LAWRENCE came near sinking, taking in about four feet of water. -- Chicago Times, 20th.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Monday, July 24, 1871
Bark P.C. SHERMAN. U. S. No. 19614. Of 406.43 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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