The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Armenia (Propeller), collision, 1 May 1883


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On Friday last the Schooner DRIVER, in tow of the Tug CHICAGO, ran into the Propeller ARMENIA, of the Merchants' Line, of Montreal & Chicago, near the Kinzie Street railway bridge, where she was waiting to get to the Fulton elevator to unload her cargo of barley from Toronto. The DRIVER's jibboom and headgear were carried away, and the ARMENIA's cabin aft and rail,etc.,were badly damaged, the jibboom of the DRIVER making its way through the purser's office and raising the roof over his head. Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      May 26, 1883


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: barley
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10132
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Armenia (Propeller), collision, 1 May 1883