The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lem Higby (Schooner), sunk by 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


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Notes:
Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13484
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lem Higby (Schooner), sunk by collision, 8 Jul 1887