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Corsica (Propeller), U126474, collision, 2 Jun 1893


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WAS IT THE SCHOONER St. LAWRENCE.
      Cleveland, June 3. - A special dispatch says the unknown schooner sunk in collision with the steamer CORSICA, off Alpena, Friday morning, may have been the St. LAWRENCE. The St. LAWRENCE was bound down Lake Huron with pig iron. She was owned by C.E. Chilson of Lorain.
      Buffalo [Sunday Morning] News
      Sunday, June 4, 1893 p.1, c.6

NOTE. - It was not the St. LAWRENCE, but the schooner CORSICAN which was sunk in the collision.



      Steam screw CORSICA. U. S. No. 126474. Of 2,364 tons gross; 1,786 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1888. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 299.5 x 40.8 x 21.0 Crew of 21. Of 1,200 indicated horsepower. Iron built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured ?
Date of Original:
1893
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17457
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.06168 Longitude: -83.43275
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Corsica (Propeller), U126474, collision, 2 Jun 1893