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Edward Kelley (Barge), U8997, collision, 19 Oct 1881


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The Steambarge OSCAR TOWNSEND with the barge EDWARD KELLEY in tow, came down the St. Clair River at two o'clock on the morning of October 19, 1881, and ran the KELLEY into the Schooner SUNRISE, which was lying at anchor in the river near Sarnia Bay, and was the cause of great damage to the schooner, for which this suit is filed.
      Marine Record
      June 2, 1883

NOTE :- Marine Court, held that the SUNRISE was negligent and at fault for the collision.



Schooner EDWARD KELLEY. U. S. No. 8997. Of 776 gross tons; 737 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1874. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 187.0 x 35.0 x 14.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902


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Reason: collision
Remarks: Damage slight
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10155
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.978888 Longitude: -82.409722
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Edward Kelley (Barge), U8997, collision, 19 Oct 1881