The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Belle Walbridge (Schooner), leak, 1 Sep 1883


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The Schooner BELLE WALBRIDGE, Captain Joseph O'Brian, sprung a leak when about 30 miles from Chicago on Friday evening last, during the gale. She succeeded in making Chicago harbor with about 4 feet of water in herhold, and she continued to leak at the rate of 13 inches of water per hour, when at the dock unloading, which necessitated a crew of eight men at her pumps to keep her free. -- Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      Sept. 13, 1883


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Newspaper
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Reason: leak
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10284
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Belle Walbridge (Schooner), leak, 1 Sep 1883