The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Topsey (Schooner), collision, 15 May 1879


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By a collision near Lake Street bridge, Chicago, Thursday, between the schooners H.A. KENT and TOPSEY, the TOPSEY lost her foretopmast, her foremast head and jibboom, and had her forerigging on the port side torn away. The KENT escaped without injury.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Saturday May 17, 1879


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1879
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15317
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Topsey (Schooner), collision, 15 May 1879