The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
George Dunbar (Propeller), U6496, collision, 1 Oct 1883


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On Friday last the steambarge GEORGE DUMBAR collided with a canal boat in tow of a tug going up the river and sank her, she was loaded with 5,000 bushels of corn and the loss on cargo and vessel will be about $3,000 - Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 18, 1883


Steam screw GEORGE DUNBAR. U. S. No. 6496. Of 220.99 toms gross; 138.58 tons net. Built Allegan, Mich., 1866. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 133.5 x 25.2 x 9.1.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Newspaper
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Clippings
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Reason: collision
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10372
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Dunbar (Propeller), U6496, collision, 1 Oct 1883