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Annie Laurie (Propeller), U105106, collision, 8 Jul 1887

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Chicago.---The steambarge ANNIE LAURA collided with the small schooner LEM HIGBY last Friday morning when trying to pass her in the draw of Rush Street bridge. The schooner immediately began to leak and the tug BABCOCK which was towing her, got her to the dock at McCormick's factory where she sunk.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. July 14, 1887 p. 1

Steam screw ANNIE LAURIE. U. S. No. 105106. Of 244.25 tons gross; 189.13 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1871. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 133.0 x 24.6 x 10.7 Of 141 horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: collision
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Annie Laurie (Propeller), U105106, collision, 8 Jul 1887