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James B. Colgate (Propeller), U77019, collision, 6 Dec 1905


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Detroit, Dec. 7. - The steamer JAMES B. COLGATE and the schooner DUVALL collided off Tashmoo Park, St. Clair River, Tuesday night. The schooner drifted down and finally sank near Muir's Landing, the crew escaping in the lifeboat. The steamer was run ashore above Muir's Landing on the Canadian side to prevent her sinking in deep water.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 7, 1905

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The whaleback steamer J.B. COLGATE, which collided with the schooner DUVALL, Wednesday, afterwards running ashore, was released by the tug BROCKWAY yesterday. About 50 tons of ore was taken out of the forward part of the boat to bring the damage above water. After receiving temporary repairs here, she will proceed to Lake Erie to deliver her cargo.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 8, 1905

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      Steam screw JAMES B. COLGATE. U. S. No. 77019. Of 1,713 gross tons; 1,318 tons net. Built West Superior, Wis., 1892. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0 Crew of 20. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.W.17093
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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James B. Colgate (Propeller), U77019, collision, 6 Dec 1905