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Russia (Propeller), U110063, collision, 1 Sep 1873


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At the time of the collision of the prop. RUSSIA and stm. JOHN DIX Friday morning, one of the barges, the HERSCHEL, in tow of the latter, broke loose and attempted to sail through to this port. On arriving near Pt au Pelee, during the night following, she run ashore near the Dummy, and soon after commenced leaking. She is laden with 14,568 bu. wheat from Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 16, 1873 3-5


The damage sustained by the prop. RUSSIA in consequence of the collision with the JOHN A. DIX are said to be about $3,000. Repairs will be made on her arrival here.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 19, 1873 3-5


Steam screw RUSSIA. U. S. No. 110063. Of 1,501.77 tons gross; 1,334.57 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1872. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Of 502 H. P.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884
     


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Reason: collision
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19258
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Russia (Propeller), U110063, collision, 1 Sep 1873