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J. B. Penfield (Schooner), U13303, collision, 1 Jun 1883


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The schr. J.B. PENFIELD collided with the schr. DAVID VANCE during the fog off Pt. au Sable Tuesday night. The PENFIELD lost her jibboom, bowsprit and fore topmast, her jibboom falling on the VANCE's deck. The VANCE had her fore-rigging on the port side carried away and her foresail badly torn.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 15, 1883 3-8


The schooners J.B. PENFIELD and DAVID VANCE collided during a fog yesterday, off Point au Sauble. The PENFIELD lost her jibboom, bowsprit, and topmast, and the VANCE had her fore-rigging and her foresail damaged. Both vessels arrived today, the PENFIELD in tow of the VANCE. -- Inter Ocean.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, June 1883
     

Schooner J.P. PENFIELD; 383 tons. Built Three Mile Bay, 1861. Aground Lake Huron 1870.
      "Hist., of the Great lakes"
      by Mansfield


Schooner J.B. PENFIELD. U. S. No. 13303, of 291.84 tons gross. Home port, Oswego.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

     
Schooner J.B. PENFIELD. U. S. No. 13303, of 291.84 tons gross; 277.25 tons net. Home port, Chicago, Ill. Changed name to A.E. VICKERY on February 25, 1884.
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15152
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67219 Longitude: -86.14183
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. B. Penfield (Schooner), U13303, collision, 1 Jun 1883