C. J. Hutchinson (Brig), U4360, aground, 12 Nov 1871
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Brig C.J. HUTCHISON, struck Kenosha Pier and went ashore; total loss.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall
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BRIG HUTCHISON ASHORE. - The brig C.J. HUTCHISON struck the north harbor pier at Kenosha, on Sunday, while entering, and drifted upon the beach north of the harbor, where she filled with water. The HUTCHISON is an old vessel, and it is doubtful whether she can withstand the force of the heavy sea running. She was built in 1845, measured 253 tons, rated B 1, and is valued at $6,000. N. Ludington, of Chicago, owned her.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Saturday, November 18, 1871
Kenosha, Wis., June 6. -- The government contractors who are at work in the harbor this morning dug up the remains of the old schooner C. J. HUTCHINSON, which sank on the reef near Kenosha thirty years ago...
June 6, 1900
Brig C.J. HUTCHINSON. U. S. No. 4360. Of 253.87 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1867
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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