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Clarion (Propeller), U125937, leak, 1 May 1883


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The rumoured leaking of the large prop. CLARION, of the Anchor Line, while lying at Chicago grain loaded for below seems to have been true. A Port Huron Special says: "She leaked all the way here, and when here she had 9 inches of water. A large portion of her cargo of oats must be damaged." The CLARION's cargo is a large and valuable one. The night the CLARION was lying in Chicago, careened over and the siphons working, it was stated that a tug and tow passing along the harbor had collided with her, and that the leak was a result of that collision. Hull and cargo insured.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 8, 1883 3-8


Steam screw CLARION. U. S. No. 125937. Of 1711.97 tons gross; 1513.33 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1881. Home port, Erie Pa. 240.0 x 36.0 x 15.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Freight: oats
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15118
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Clarion (Propeller), U125937, leak, 1 May 1883