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Volanta (Steam yacht), U110275, collision, 21 Sep 1893


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WENT TO THE BOTTOM IN TWO MINUTES.
      Chicago, Sept. 22. - Two large steam yachts, the OLLIE and the VOLANTA, collided in the harbor yesterday afternoon. The OLLIE went to the bottom in two minutes after the collision. The VOLANTA picked up the passengers and crew, nine persons in all.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, September 22, 1893 p.1, c.8

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      NOTE. - The OLLIE is listed in the 1894 Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. A., and is presumed to have been raised ?


Steam Yacht VOLANTA.* U.S. No. 110275. Of 32 tons gross; 24 tons net. Built 1875 at Buffalo, N.Y. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 82.0 x 11.1 x 5.9 and a crew of 3. Yacht service.
* formerly steam screw ROSALINE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damage slight
Date of Original:
1893
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17387
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Volanta (Steam yacht), U110275, collision, 21 Sep 1893