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Florence (Schooner), collision, 1 Jul 1866


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FLORENCE Schooner, damaged by collision with Tug MAGNOLIA in Chicago Harbor, July 1866. Property loss $200.
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

      . . . . .

      The tug MAGNOLIA was yesterday morning run into by the schooner FLORENCE, near Wells St. bridge. The pilot house of the tug was badly smashed and the smoke-stack knocked into the river. The FLORENCE had her head gear and jib boom carried away. The damage done to the tug will amount to about $300; and to the schooner about $200. - Chicago Republican, 9th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 12, 1866


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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12326
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Florence (Schooner), collision, 1 Jul 1866