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Golden Age (Schooner), U85785, aground, 2 Jun 1884

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The schr. GOLDEN AGE got aground in the west draw of the Adams St. bridge at Chicago Thursday afternoon. Five tugs pulled at her constantly for 2:30 hours, but it required 2 additional boats to move the monster. The GOLDEN AGE's draught forward was only 15'6", while Chicago is supposed to have the draw bridges dredged to a depth of at least 16 ft.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 2, 1884 3-4
Schooner GOLDEN AGE. U. S. No. 85785. Of 1846.96 tons gross; 1763.79 tons net. Built Abbott's Bridge, Ohio, 1883. Home port, Huron, Ohio. 278.0 x 38.8 x 20.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Golden Age (Schooner), U85785, aground, 2 Jun 1884