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Ethan Allen (Schooner), collision, 6 Sep 1878


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Before daylight Friday morning the schooner ETHAN ALLEN, Captain Yeates, Chicago to Meneminee, light, and the schooner FLORIDA, Captain McKeon, from below for Chicago, collided off Racine. The wind was southwest. The ALLEN was damaged to the extent of about $200, and the FLORIDA lost the end of her horn, some head-gear and had her rail cracked, beside some slight damage to her hull. The ALLEN put in to Racine, where she is repairing, while the FLORIDA proceeded on her way, arriving here on Saturday. Captain Yeates made a flying visit here by rail on Saturday.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Monday, September 9, 1878


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20586
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 42.72613 Longitude: -87.78285
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ethan Allen (Schooner), collision, 6 Sep 1878