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Minneapolis (Propeller), U92769, struck obstruction, 3 Jun 1898


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Inspector C.O. Allibone of the ninth light-house district (headquarters at Chicago) displayed commendable promptness in the expeditious manner in which he discovered the shoal in Green bay upon which Capt. William Jamieson of the steamer MINNEAPOLIS reported that his vessel had struck on June 3. Commander Allibone has sent out a notice to the effect that a 30-foot red and black horizontal striped spar buoy was established on July 8 at this spot, which will henceforth be known as MINNEAPOLIS shoal. The buoy is in 17 ½ feet of water and marks the center of a rocky shoal (17 ½ feet least depth). Vessels, it is stated, should give this buoy a berth of at least 1/4 mile.
      The Marine Review
      July 14, 1898
     
     

Steam screw MINNEAPOLIS. U. S. No. 92769. Of 2,029 gross tons; 1221.92 tons net. Built South Chicago, Ill., 1897. Home port, Cleveland, O. 238.0 x 42.2 x 22.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
     


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Reason: struck obstruction
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21240
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Minneapolis (Propeller), U92769, struck obstruction, 3 Jun 1898