The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Chicago Board of Trade (Bark), U4331, collision, 4 Jul 1868

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The bark CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE collided with the brig ROBERT BURNS, near the foot of the lake, on the evening of the 4th, carrying away the jibboom, cathead, and otherwise injuring her. The night was represented to be clear and both vessels were plainly visible long before the collision, both being bound up by the wind. - Chicago Republican.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 11, 1868 3-4

Schooner CHICAGO BOARD OF TRADE. U. S. No. 4331. Of 423.91 tons gross; 402.72 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1863. Home port, Bay City, Mich.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: collision
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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Chicago Board of Trade (Bark), U4331, collision, 4 Jul 1868