The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emma C. Hutchinson (Bark), collision, 9 Oct 1875

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The new stm. CITY OF OWEN SOUND was badly damaged by collision at Chicago Thursday. The large bark EMMA C. HUTCHINSON, while being towed up the river, collided with the steamer, which was going to the Air-Line Elevator, near the lumber market. The OWEN SOUND lost her mainmast and her pilot house was badly broken up. The bark received but little damage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 9, 1875 3-6

Schooner EMMA C. HUTCHINSON. U. S. No. 8900. Of 736.76 tons gross; 699.92 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1873. Home port, Cleveland, O. 195.7 x 34.2 x 14.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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Emma C. Hutchinson (Bark), collision, 9 Oct 1875