John A. Dix (Steamboat), U75440, struck bridge, 1 Aug 1887
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Chicago.---The steamer JOHN A. DIX, when winding near her dock at the foot of South Clark Street, collided with the Clark Street bridge, carrying away considerable of the railing of the bridge and damaging her own fantail, rail, stanchions, and hurricane deck.
The Marine Record
Thurs. Aug. 15, 1887 p. 1
Steam paddle JOHN A. DIX. U. S. No. 75440. Of 529.61 tons gross; 310.35 tons net. Built Tonawanda, N.Y. 1865. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 172.8 x 27.6 x 10.9 Of 300 Nominal horse power.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes