Australasia (Propeller), U106302, collision, 1 Nov 1894
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Chicago, Nov. 2 - The survey on the stm. AUSTRALASIA which collided with the stm. MAJESTIC in Chicago River yesterday, shows that the boat is pretty badly hurt. the deck was shoved up and the cabin was pushed over. Many outside planks are broken. Repairs will exceed $2,000.
An investigation of the AUSTRALASIA - MAJESTIC collision is now being made.
November 3, 1894 8-1
Steam screw AUSTRALASIA. U. S. No. 106302. Of 1,829.32 tons gross; 1,539.20 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1884. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 282.0 x 39.0 x 21.2 Of 2,600 Nominal Horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes