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Swallow (Propeller), U115184, fouled a Tug, 1 Jun 1883


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The Tug BUTLER was badly crushed against the piers of the Rush St. bridge, by the steambarge SWALLOW, on Monday night, she was taken to the drydock. Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      June 23, 1883



Steam screw SWALLOW. U. S. No. 115184. Of 256.67 tons gross; 203.42 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1873. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 133.8 x 25.8 x 10.8 Of 175 Nominal horse-power
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Notes:
Reason: fouled a Tug
Remarks: uninjured
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9118
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Swallow (Propeller), U115184, fouled a Tug, 1 Jun 1883