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
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.
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.
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