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Crescent City (Propeller), U127176, collision, 14 Nov 1901


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The steamer CRESCENT CITY, unbound collided with the barge KINGFISHER, in tow of the steamer H. B. TUTTLE, downbound with lumber, yesterday afternoon just above the entrance to the St. Clair Cut, and the KINGFISHER had her starboard side crushed for about thirty-five feet from her stern just above the waterline. She is now at Detroit leaking badly. Captain Bailey of the KINGFISHER says the CRESCENT CITY sheered into his vessel and the load of lumber only save her from being cut in two. The KINGFISHER had about 680,000 feet of Hemlock from Munishing to Cleveland.
      Duluth News Tribune
      November 15, 1901
     
     
Steam screw CRESCENT CITY.* U. S. No. 127176. Of 4,213 gross tons; 3,675 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1897. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 406.0 x 48.2 x 23.9 Crew of 24. Steel built. Of 1,600 indicated horsepower. Passenger service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     



     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1901
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22846
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Crescent City (Propeller), U127176, collision, 14 Nov 1901