John V. Jones (Schooner), U75766, collision, 29 Oct 1877
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Early Monday morning the propeller WISSAHICKON backed into the schooner J.V. JONES, in the South Branch, at Chicago, tearing away the formers jibboom, bow-sprit, head-gear, catheads, and anchor stock and otherwise seriously injuring her forward. The wood-work of the propeller was slightly damaged. The schooner was being towed up by the tug BURTON at the time of the accident.
November 1, 1877
Schooner JOHN V. JONES. U. S. No. 75766. Of 200 tons gross; 190 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1875. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 125.2 x 27.0 x 8.6 Crew of 5.
merchant Vesel List, U. S., 1904
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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