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Cuyahoga (Schooner), leak, 25 Nov 1883


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The schooner CUYAHOGA was towed into this port on Sunday, by the tug UNION, leaking badly. She was laden with cedar ties and had about four feet of water in her hold. She will go into drydock. - Chicago Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883


On the 25th. inst., at 4 o'clock the schooner CUYAHOGA, of Chicago, with a cargo of railroad ties and cordwood, sprung a leak off Glencoe. During four hours the water gained two feet with all the pumps at work. After tacking several times she came to anchor off Winnetka 9:30 a.m. The leak was found and partly closed. A signal of distress was hoisted, which was soon discovered by the Evanston Life Saving crew. Captain Lawson, before launching the surf boat, telegraphed to the Vessel Owner's Tug Company to send a tug to the relief of the vessel. After a pull of four miles the file crew reached the schooner and found her in the condition above stated. At 2 p.m. the tug UNION reached the CUYAHOGA and towed her to Chicago. - Evanston Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 29, 1883


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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: cedar ties
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10533
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 42.13503 Longitude: -87.75812
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cuyahoga (Schooner), leak, 25 Nov 1883