The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Columbia (Schooner), collision, 1 Jul 1883

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The schr. SOPHIA MINCH, of Cleveland, light for Escanaba, collided with the schr. COLUMBIA, coal laden, for Racine, between Two Rivers Point, Friday night. The MINCH lost her fore topmast, jibboom and part of her head gear, and sent back to Milwaukee for a steambarge to tow her to Escanaba. The tug WELCOME left Milwaukee for the COLUMBIA, which is at anchor in Manitowoc Bay, with her main mast and part of her bulwarks gone, and making considerable water.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 9, 1883 3-9

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The Schooner COLUMBIA, damaged in a collision with the SOPHIA MINCH, arrived
on Saturday. She was towed in by the tug WELCOME and was leaking badly. Racin report.
      Marine Record
      July 12, 1883

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.15388 Longitude: -87.56925
William R. McNeil
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Columbia (Schooner), collision, 1 Jul 1883