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Planet (Schooner), leak, 10 Oct 1883

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Evanston, Oct. 11. -- The scow PLANET, Captain Chas. Johnson, with a cargo of gravel from kenosha, consigned to parties in Chicago, sprang a leak near Grosse point early this morning, and not being able to make Chicago harbor, she came to anchor off the light-house, and by the help of the life-saving crew was kept afloat until the tug EWING came to her assistance, at 4 o'clock this afternoon. - - - Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, October, 1883

The crew of the Evanston life-saving station did good service to the Schooner PLANET on Wednesday, the 10th. inst, by going to her off Grosse Point, where she had sprung a leak, and manning the pumps, thereby saving her from sinking until a tug arrived and towed her into this port, when she was taken to Miller Brothers drydock. - Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 18, 1883

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.07892 Longitude: -87.72256
William R. McNeil
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Planet (Schooner), leak, 10 Oct 1883