The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pilot (Schooner), U19667, collision, 26 Sep 1883


Description
Full Text

PILOT AND HALLORAN COLLISION
      The Former Craft Adrift.
      [Special Telegram to the Inter Ocean]
Manitowoc, Wis., Sept. 27. -- The schooners PILOT and HALLORAN collided off Port Washington last night. The PILOT had on a cargo of shingles, bound up, and the HALLORAN was light, bound down. The extent of the damage to the PILOT is not known, as the crew immediately abandoned her and took to the HALLORAN. The latter sustained but slight injuries. The tug CYCLONE went out to the HALLORAN this morning and brought the crew of the PILOT in here. They were half clad, some being attired in nothing but pants and shirt, and the crew state that they were neither offered clothing nor food by the HALLORAN crew.
      The tug CYVLONE has gone in search of the PILOT. The cause of the collision is unexplained.
      ALSO
The schooner R. HALLORAN collided with and cut down the schooner PILOT. The crew of the PILOT were landed at Maanitowoc. She has shingles consigned to Dtreet, Chatfield & Co., of Chicago, loaded at White Lake. The vessel is owned by Captain Jefferson and parties here. Tugs have gone out to look for the abandoned vessel. There is no insurance on hull or cargo. The PILOT measured 131 tons.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, September, 1883
     

Milwaukee, Sept. 27. -- Captain Gilman, of the propeller CITY OF LUDINGTON, on his arrival today reported passing a vessel deserted by her crew twenty-five miles northeast of Milwaukee. two tugs started out and returned with the vessel tonight, which was the schooner PILOT, laden with shingles for Chicago, which had been cut down by the schooner R. HALLORAN, of Toledo, off Port Washington last night. The crew of the PILOT were landed at Manitowoc. They complain very bitterly of the treatment of captain Boyce, of the HALLORAN, who they say refused them food, although they were nearly exhausted.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes marine Scrapbook, Sept./Oct., 1883
     

The Schooners PILOT and HALLORAN collided off Port Washington on the 26th. ult. The PILOT had a cargo of shingles, bound up, and the HALLORAN was light, bound down. The extent of the damage to the PILOT is not known, as the crew immediately abandoned her and took to the HALLORAN. The latter sustained but slight injuries. The Tug CYCLONE went out to the HALLORAN this morning and brought the crew of the PILOT in here. They were half clad, some being attired in nothing but pants and shirt. - Manitowoc Report.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 4, 1883


Schooner PILOT. U. S. No. 19667. Of 131.15 tons gross; 124.60 tons net. Built De Pere, Wis., 1861. Home port, Chicago. 98.7 x 24.2 x 8.7.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1883
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.10337
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.38722 Longitude: -87.87564
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Pilot (Schooner), U19667, collision, 26 Sep 1883