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John B. Wilbur (Schooner), U13480, collision, 4 Oct 1881


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The schooner J. B. WILBUR, in tow of a tug, collided at Chicago Tuesday with the steambarge St. JOSEPH. One of the latter's arches was broken and she was otherwise injured to some extent. The WILBUR also sustained damage.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, October 7, 1881


Schooner JOHN B. WILBUR. U. S. No. 13480. Of 412.50 tons gross; 391.88 tons net. Built Huron, Ohio, 1867. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 163.6 x 30.2 x 11.2
      Merchant Vessel List U. S., 1891


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21963
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.8867 Longitude: -87.63728
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John B. Wilbur (Schooner), U13480, collision, 4 Oct 1881