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S. B. Conklin (Scow), U23056, sunk, 1 May 1883


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Cleveland, O., May 12. -- The scow S.B. CONKLIN, with limestone, from Kelley's Island to this point, ran ashore Thursday night at Lorain while trying to make the harbor to seek shelter from the squall, pounded on rocks and considerably damaged. The tug BOLTON went to her today with a steam pump. She is owned by Captain Thomas Sanders, and valued at $1,500; no insurance.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883


The Scow CONKLIN which had been engaged in the stone trade between Kelly's Island and Cleveland, sprang a leak at Black River and sank in 8 feet of water.
      Marine Record
      May 19, 1883


Cleveland, O., May 15. -- As was feared, the scow S.B. CONKLIN went to pieces ar Black River during last nights storm, the two steam pumps on board going to the bottom.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883


Scow Schooner S.B. CONKLING. U. S. No 23056. Of 101.20 tons. Home port, Vermillion, O.,
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     
     
Schooner S.B. CONKLIN. Of 200 tons. Built Vermillion, O., 1867. Sunk Black River Isle, 1883
      'Hist., of the Great lakes"
      by Mansfield
     
     
CONKLIN, S.B. of 101 Tons, and 16 years of age, Valued at $4,000. Became a total loss on Lake Erie during 1883.
      Lost Tonnage on the Lakes in 1883
      Marine Record. December 27, 1883
     
     
Schooner S.B. CONKLIN. Of 101 tons. Built Vermillion, O., 1867, by Parsons. Home port, Vermilllion, O. Owned by Durand. Class B 1. Value $3,000. REMARKS -- Scow, Repaired in 1874.
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Vessel Classification Register, 1876
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     


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Reason: sunk
Freight: stone
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10117
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.47282 Longitude: -82.18404
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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S. B. Conklin (Scow), U23056, sunk, 1 May 1883