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Rosa Sonsmith (Schooner), U110517, collision, 3 Nov 1887


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East Saginaw.- - -The steambarge MINNEAPOLIS ran into the schooner ROSA SONSMITH in the Sault River on Thursday night, cutting her down to the transom. The SONSMITH is bound down with ore in tow of the steamer C.H. GREEN and is now awaiting a permit from the underwriters to continue her journey. Relative to the collision a dispatch from Sault Ste Marie stated that the SONSMITH was only saved from sinking by shifting the cargo. The schooner is in the steamer C.H. GREEN's tow and it appears that the latter part of the present season, which has been an unusually profitable one, is an unlucky one for the fleet in Sault River.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Nov. 10, 1887 p. 1


      Port Huron.---The ROSA SONSMITH will go into Dunford & Alverson's dry dock to receive repairs to her stern post, damaged by collision with propeller MINNEAPOLIS.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 8, 1887 p. 5


Schooner barge ROSA SONSMITH. U. S. No. 110517. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1882
      Herman Runge List
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13674
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rosa Sonsmith (Schooner), U110517, collision, 3 Nov 1887