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Florence M. Dickinson (Barge), U24109, 17 Nov 1886


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The coal barges F.M. DICKINSON and EMERALD were driven ashore at Kewaunee, Wednesday morning. Three of the DICKINSON's crew were drowned, the other four floated ashore on a plank. The EMERALD's crew started ashore in the yawl, but five were drowned.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, November 18, 1886

     
      NOTE. - The F.M. DICKENSON was formerly the schooner T.U. BRADBURY, which was formerly the propeller T.U. BRADBURY that had been built in 1855.

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Schooner FLORENCE M. DICKINSON.* U.S. No. 24109. Of 390.85 tons gross; 371,31 tons net. Built 1855 at Cleveland, Ohio. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 180.0 x 27.0 x 10.0
* formerly schooner T.U. BRADBURY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
     
     
Steam screw T.U. BRADBURY. U.S. No. 24109. Of 676.87 tons. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1871


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Notes:
Lives: 3
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1886
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17706
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 44.45833 Longitude: -87.50314
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Florence M. Dickinson (Barge), U24109, 17 Nov 1886