R. J. Gibbs (Schooner), U21195, collision, 1 May 1874
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The schr. R.J. GIBBS, when near the mouth of the Detroit River, was fouled by a down bound tow, one of which pretty effectually cleared her out of her jibboom, head-gear and small boat, and otherwise damaging her in the sum of about $400. She is now at the Detroit drydock for the requisite repairs. The GIBBS has no cargo on board.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
May 30, 1874 3-6
Schooner R.J. GIBBS, damaged by collision on the Detroit River, May 1874. Loss $400.
Casualty List for 1874
Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874
Schooner R.J. GIBBS. U.S. No. 21195. oF 176.61 tons gross; 167.78 tons net. Built at Vermillion, Ohio, in 1855.
Home port, Detroit, Mich. 121.7 x 23,9 x 7.9
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
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Hull damage: $400
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes