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Henry Phipps (Propeller), U204136, collision, 19 Sep 1911


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The steamer JOLIET was rammed by the steamer HENRY PHIPPS at an early hour this morning about a mile and a half below this city in the St. Clair River.
The JOILET was sunk and the crew had a narrow escape, getting away on pieces of wreckage. It is said that no lives were lost. A heavy fog prevailed on the river at the time
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, September 19, 1911.

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      STEAMER SLIGHTLY DAMAGED IN COLLISION, REACHES PORT
The steamer WILKES-BARRE of the The Lehigh Valley Transportation Company's fleet arrived in port yesterday morning with a slight list to starboard as the result of a collision with the lightship KEWANEE, stationed above the sunken steamer JOLIET in the St. Clair river, opposite Port Huron, on Saturday morning. The lightship was considerably damaged, but it is likely that she can be kept in place.
An investigation will be made. The WILKES-BARRE was only damaged slightly , but a thorough inspection of her hull will be made before she again leaves port.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, October 16, 1911


Steam screw HENRY PHIPPS. U. S. No. 204136. Of 7,240 tons gross; 5,450 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1907.
Home port, Duluth, Minn. 580.0 x 58.0 x 27.5 Freight service. Steel built. Crew of 24. Of 2,000 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20196
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Henry Phipps (Propeller), U204136, collision, 19 Sep 1911