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Tasmania (Schooner), U75598, sunk by collision, 22 Aug 1890


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TWO LAKE COLLISIONS.
      The schooner TASMANIA, owned by Corrigan of Cleveland, worth $50,000, was sunk in 19 feet of water yesterday morning near the elbow in Lake George Flats by coming in collision with the J. H. WADE. The WADE was not much injured. The TASMANIA was in ballast with 500 tons of coal.
      The steambarge EGYPTIAN and schooner BELLE HANSCOM collided yesterday morning near Marine City. Neither sunk, but everything forward of the knightheads on the HANSCOM was carried away.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 23, 1890
     
     
     
Schooner TASMANIA.* U.S. No. 75598. Of 979 tons gross; 930 tons net. Built 1871 at Port Huron, Mich. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 221.0 x 35.0 x 16.0
* formerly schooner JAMES COUCH.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1892
     


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1890
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22239
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.45002 Longitude: -84.13336
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Tasmania (Schooner), U75598, sunk by collision, 22 Aug 1890