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American Union (Schooner), U307, lost main gaff, 1 Nov 1883


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The Schooner AMERICAN UNION, of Chicago, Captain P. O'Connor, arrived here on the 23rd. She brought coal from Buffalo, which port she left on the 6th. instant, and experienced very rough weather on her passage, but got through all right with the exception of carrying away her main gaff. She is stripped and will lay up here, when unloaded. - Chicago Report.
      Marine Record
      November 29, 1883



Schooner AMERICAN UNION. U. S. No. 307. Of 543.34 tons gross; 516.18 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1862. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 185.5 x 24.8 x 12.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1886
     


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Reason: lost main gaff
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10540
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.35252 Longitude: -83.50748
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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American Union (Schooner), U307, lost main gaff, 1 Nov 1883