Northwest (Bark), U18102, collision, 25 Jul 1871
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Bark NORTHWEST, and Schooner FAME collide in the Straits; both damaged.
Marine Disasters of the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall.
COLLISION. - The bark NORTHWEST has reached this port minus her bowsprit and jibboom, the result of a collision with the bark FAME in the Straits of Mackinac, on Tuesday night, the 25th. The FAME lost her jibboom, and proceeded on her voyage, while the NORTHWEST was taken in tow by the propeller DICTATOR. - Chicago Tribune.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Tuesday, August 1, 1871
Bark NORTHWEST. U. S. No. 18102. Of 458.54 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
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- William R. McNeil
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