The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Susquehanna (Propeller), U116128, collision, 3 Sep 1887


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CHICAGO.---The schooner JOHN RABER, in tow of a tug collided with the steamship SUSQUEHANNA, on Saturday. The SUSQUEHANNA was loading grain at the Rock Island elevator when the accident occurred. The schooner lost her jibboom and the steamships bridge was knocked out of place.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 8, 1887 p. 1


Steam screw SUSQUEHANNA. U. S. No. 116128. Of 2781 gross tons; 2347 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.,Y., 1886. Home port, Erie, Pa. 302.5 x 40.0 x 16.0 crew of 21. Of 1053 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13539
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Susquehanna (Propeller), U116128, collision, 3 Sep 1887