The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Phoenix (Schooner), collision, 24 Nov 1887


Description
Full Text

The schooner PHOENIX is wrecked off Chicago.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 25, 1887


Chicago.---The schooner PHOENIX, which was damaged by collision off this port and brought up at anchor off Thirty-first Street, after having been deserted by her crew, who came ashore in the yawl, was brought into port by the tug MORFORD.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 1, 1887 p. 1


Schooner PHOENIX of 206 tons. Home port, Chicago. Built 1868 and classed B 1. On November 24, 1887 vessel with a cargo of lumber was in collision on Lake Michigan. Property loss, hull $2,500
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


Chicago.---At the Chicago Dry Dock Co's docks the schooner HIGGIE went out and was replaced by the wreck of the schooner PHOENIX, which was towed up the river by the tug T.T. MORFORD from the Central slip, where she has been lying since she was towed into port. Some weeks ago, the cargo of lumber in her hold prevented her from sinking. This will be taken out, and if she is worth repairing, repairs will be made on her.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 15, 1887 p. 1


      Chicago. --- At the Chicago Drydock Company's, the schooner PHOENIX, received temporary repairs and went out of dock to get unloaded.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Dec. 22, 1887 p. 1


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1887
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.13729
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Phoenix (Schooner), collision, 24 Nov 1887