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Kate Lyons (Schooner), U14063, collision, 27 Jun 1881


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Muskegon, Mich., June 28. -- The propeller BUCKEYE came into port this evening with her cabin badly mashed and other damage. She came in collision with a schooner on Lake Michigan, and will have to lie up for repairs. The captain of the BUCKEYE says that it was the schooner KATE LYONS which ran into his vessel. He did not think the schooner was damaged much. She lost part of her rigging. The collision took place in a heavy fog, which was so heavy that the captain said he could not see the scow which he had in tow all night. It was the same fog that the schooners R. H. MOORE and COL. FERRY went ashore.
      Cleveland Herald
      July 1, 1881



Schooner KATE LYONS. U.S. No. 14063. Of 201 tons gross; 190 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, 1866. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 122.3 x 26.0 x 8.0 Crew of 4.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21451
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kate Lyons (Schooner), U14063, collision, 27 Jun 1881