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Honest John (Schooner), U11180, struck pier, 29 May 1873


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DAMAGE TO VESSELS. - The Inter-Ocean says the entire side of the HONEST JOHN is gone, and the vessel is a total wreck. She was driven against another vessel and the pier by the storm of last Thursday night.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 3, 1873

NOTE: - The HONEST JOHN is listed in the 1875 Underwriter's Register

DAMAGE BY STORM AT CHICAGO. - Several lumber vessels were damaged more or less in consequence of the severe storm of Thursday night at Chicago. The schooner COUSIN MARY was run into and sunk at the pier by the schooner St. PETER, on entering port. Schooner HONEST JOHN ran into the south pier and received severe injury. She was towed in on the morning, in a water-logged condition. Schooner C.C. BUTTS was also brought in water-logged.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 2, 1873

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Schooner HONEST JOHN. U. S. No. 11180. Of 98.27 tons. Home port. Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     
     
Schooner HONEST JOHN. U. S. No. 11180. Of 98 tons. Built Oak Creek, Wis., 1849 by David Clow. 89.3 x 21.9 x 7.1. Abandoned 1880 in Milwaukee.
      Herman Runge List
     


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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19774
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Honest John (Schooner), U11180, struck pier, 29 May 1873