The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
J. H. Outhwaite (Propeller), U76636, collision, 24 Nov 1905

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Racine, Nov. 25. - While leaving the harbor in tow of the tug DIXON, the steamer OUTHWAITE was caught by the wind and swung into the schooner BELLE CULBERT, tearing away the jibboom of the latter, and doing much damage. The OUTHWAITE then ran into a bridge. With the assistance of two tugs to took two hours to get out of the harbor.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 25, 1905

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Steam screw J.H. OUTHWAITE. U. S. No. 76636. Of 1304 tons gross; 1699 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1886. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 224.0 x 37.4 x 18.6 Of 700 Nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $45,000
Remarks: Uninjured
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
William R. McNeil
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J. H. Outhwaite (Propeller), U76636, collision, 24 Nov 1905