Escanaba (Propeller), U135487, collision, 1 Sep 1886
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Sault Ste. Marie. - The schooner THOMAS L. PARKER, ore laden from Ashland, in tow with steam barge ESCANABA, bound down for Chicago, sprang a leak off the canal entrance above Keweenaw Point during the late west and northwest gale. The tow were compelled to seek shelter in Bay Degrise harbor. The ESCANABA, on arrival here yesterday morning at 4 A. M., while entering the canal, grounded and was run into by the PARKER. Her after-cabin, bulwarks, rail, etc, were cut down to her main deck, and all her headgear, including her jibboom and bowsprit split. The PARKER took a gang of pump hands. The collision did not increase her leak. The damage is estimated at $500 for each vessel.
The Detroit Tribune
Monday, September 13, 1886
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Steam screw BALTIMORE.* U. S. No. 135487. Of 1160 tons gross; 917 tons net. Built Gibralter, Mich., 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 201.0 x 35.6 x 20.1
* Formerly steam screw ESCANABA.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1900
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- Reason: collision
Hull damage: $500
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes