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May Richards (Schooner), collision, 8 Sep 1887


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Chicago.--The schooner MAY RICHARDS, Captain Place, when coming up the river soon after midnight on Friday night, near the Illinois Central Bridge, in tow of one of the Dunham Line tugs, was collided with by the schooner JASON PARKER, also going up the river, in tow of one of the V. O. T. Co's tugs. The PARKER crossed the bows of the RICHARDS, twisted her stem badly and carried away her bowsprit and jibboom.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 15, 1887 p. 1


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13549
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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May Richards (Schooner), collision, 8 Sep 1887