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Conemaugh (Propeller), U125858, collision, 1 May 1883


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The schr. MOONLIGHT had her jibboom and bowsprit carried away and her knighthead started by being run into by the propeller CONEMAUGH in the Milwaukee harbor Friday. The CONEMAUGH lost her port bridge. The collision was due to a misunderstanding of bell signals by the engineer.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 28, 1883 3-8


Steam screw CONEMAUGH. U. S. No. 125858. Of 1609.52 tons gross; 1453.11 tons net. Built 1880 at Bay City, Mich. Of 1,000 nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1883
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15213
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Conemaugh (Propeller), U125858, collision, 1 May 1883