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Grace A. Channon (Schooner), U85309, sunk by collision, 3 Aug 1877


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A COLLISION
      A Schooner And Propeller Collide - The Former Sunk.
      Chicago, August 3. - The schooner GRACE A. SHANNON, owned by Alexander A. Graham, of Chicago, which left Buffalo with six hundred tons of coal, consigned to Mr. Hildstrong, of this city, was run into early this morning by the propeller FAVORITE, between Milwaukee and Racine. The SHANNON went down instantly. All hands, excepting a seven-year son of Mr. Graham, were saved. Loss $22,000; insurance $12,000
      Cleveland Herald
      August 4, 1877


Henry Channon, owner of the schooner CHANNON, lost by collision a few days since, has brought suit against the owners of the propeller FAVORITE, Kirby Caprenter Company, for the value of the vessel, $15,277.50.
      Cleveland Herald
      August 22, 1877



CHANNON, GRACE A. Schooner of 269 tons. Built E. Saginaw by W. S. Ellenwood in 1873, Owned by A. G. Channon. Home port, Chicago. Value $13,000. Class A 1. Remarks - Three masts .
      Association of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Classification, 1876



Schooner GRACE A. CHANNON. U. S. No. 85309. Of 265 tons. Built East Saginaw, 1873. -- Sunk by collision August 3, 1877. One life lost.
      Herman Runge List
     


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: 1
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1877
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McN.W.18341
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Grace A. Channon (Schooner), U85309, sunk by collision, 3 Aug 1877