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Ira H. Owen (Propeller), U100410, collision, 16 Jun 1892

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Ludington, June 17. - The steamer IRA H. OWEN and schooner BELLE BROWN collided during a heavy fog yesterday afternoon 16 miles off Ludington. The schooner lost her jibboom, bowsprit and headgear, and the OWEN had her cabin badly wrecked. The OWEN towed the BROWN into this port and then proceeded on her way to Chicago.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, June 17, 1892

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Steam screw IRA H. OWEN. U. S. No. 100410. Of 1753 tons gross; 1497 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1887. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 262.0 x 39.0 x 19.0 Crew of 17. Of 750 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904

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Reason: collision
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
William R. McNeil
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Ira H. Owen (Propeller), U100410, collision, 16 Jun 1892