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Ironsides (Schooner), U12246, collision, 17 Jun 1883


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Grand Haven June 18._ The Schooners IRONSIDES, of Muskegon, lumber laden, enroute to Chicago, and the Schooner ANTARES, light, bound for Muskegon, collided twenty five miles off Grand Haven at 9 o'clock last night during a dense fog. Both vessels were damaged to the extent of several hundred Dollars. The ANTARES came in here for repairs. The IRONSIDES kept on her way to Chicago. -- Grand Haven Report.
      Marine Record
      June 23, 1883


Grand Haven, Mich., June 18. -- This morning at 9 o'clock the schooner ANTARES, of Chicago, made this port, light, with her starboard bow cut and broken up to five planks below her plank sheer, and all her headgear down and broken. The schooner IRONSIDES, of Chicago, lumber loaded, ran into her last night at 9 o'clock, thirty five miles off this port, in a thick fog, and also lost her jibboom. The damage to the ANTARES will be about $400.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, June 1883


Schooner IRONSIDES. U. S. No. 12246. Of 252.89 tons gross; 240.25 tons net. Built Vermillion, O., 1856. Home port, Muskegon, Mich. 129.6 x 25.2 x 10.5.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9115
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.06307 Longitude: -86.22839
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ironsides (Schooner), U12246, collision, 17 Jun 1883