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St. Lawrence (Bark), collision, 19 Jul 1871


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Bark St. LAWRENCE, and Bark P.C. SHERMAN 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



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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: pig iron
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5669
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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St. Lawrence (Bark), collision, 19 Jul 1871