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Antrim (Schooner), U107282, collision, 19 Jun 1906


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Duluth, June 18 - The stmr. MERIDA and schr. ANTRIM, both of the Gilchrist fleet, were in collision yesterday and badly damaged. The MERIDA was coming from the Mesaba ore docks and the ANTRIM was being towed to the dock by 2 tugs. The boats came together just north of the interstate bridge. The bulwarks on the port bow of the steamer were stove in and several plates on the port bow of the ANTRIM were broken. Temporary repairs are now being made.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 19, 1906 9-5

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      MERIDA COLLIDES WITH SCHOONER ANTRIM.
Duluth, June 19. -- The steamer MERIDA and schooner ANTRIM, both of the Gilchrist fleet, were in collision Sunday and badly damaged. The MERIDA was coming down from the Mesaba ore docks and the ANTRIM was being towed to the dock by two tugs. The boats came together just north of the Interstate bridge. The bulwarks on the port bow of the steamer were stove in and several plates on the port bow of the ANTRIM were broken. Temporary repairs are now being made.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, June 19, 1906

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      COLLISION IN FOG ON LAKE HURON.
Cleveland, June 19. -- The steamer WAWATAM, which arrived at Lorain yesterday reports having been in col1ision with the steamer GEORGE J. GOULD on Lake Huron in the fog. The WAWATAM has three damaged plates, but it is not known how badly the GOULD suffered. It will take ten days to repair the schooner ANTRIM, which was in collision with the steamer MERIDA at Duluth. The MERIDA will make temporary repairs and come to Lake Erie.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, June 19, 1906

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      Duluth, June 23 - Capt. William E. Hoy of the tug RECORD has been suspended for 15 days because of a collision a few days ago between the stmr. MERIDA and the schr. ANTRIM, in which both boats were badly damaged. The inspectors find that the signals were properly given and understood, but that the RECORD failed to follow the course it should have taken.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 24, 1906 18-5

     
Schooner ANTRIM. U.S. No. 107282. Of 3,200 tons gross; 2,902 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1897. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.. 366.0 x 44.0 x 22.2 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1901 [sailing vessels]
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15022
Language of Item:
English
  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 46.78327 Longitude: -92.10658
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Antrim (Schooner), U107282, collision, 19 Jun 1906