The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Northwest (Schooner), U105241, collision, 23 May 1884

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Escanaba, May 22 - The schr. NORTHWEST, light, collided with the schr. KINGFISHER, loaded, at anchor in the harbor, striking her on the port bow, carrying away her cat head. The NORTHWEST lost her jib boom, but suffered no other serious injury.
      Milwaukee Sentinel
      May 23, 1884 5-1

Schooner ALEXANDER B. MOORE. U.S. No. 105241, of 1017.67 tons gross; 966.79 tons net. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. Changed name to NORTHWEST on March 3, 1883
      List of Vessels Whose Names Have been
      Changed under the Act of March 2, 1881
      U. S. Merchant vessel List, 1885

Schooner NORTHWEST.* U.S. No. 105241. Of 1,017.07 tons gross 966.79 tons net. Built at Bangor, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 223.3 x 37.5 x 14.5
      *Formerly schooner ALEXANDER B. MOORE
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
William R. McNeil
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Northwest (Schooner), U105241, collision, 23 May 1884