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D. Ballentine (Propeller), U6768, engine disabled, 1 Oct 1875

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The stmb. BALLENTINE left Chicago on Thursday for Buffalo, with schrs. A.B. MOORE and H.W. SAGE in tow, all grain loaded. Off Racine the BALLENTINE broke the crosshead of her engine, and was compelled to return to Chicago, arriving at 4:00 Friday afternoon. The MOORE returned with her but the schr. SAGE worked on.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 18, 1875 3-6

Steam screw DAVID BALLENTINE. U. S. No. 6768. Of 972.13 tons gross; 595.58 tons net. Of 800 H. P. Built Bangor, Mich, 1873. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: engine disabled
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
William R. McNeil
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D. Ballentine (Propeller), U6768, engine disabled, 1 Oct 1875