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Potter (Barge), collision, 20 Aug 1875


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The steam barge BALDWIN this forenoon undertook to tow the barge POTTER from the Rolling Mill Dock and ran her into the schooner ST. PETER. The ST. PETER had a cathead and her spitsail carried awaiy, beside suffering damage to her fore rigging. The vessels anchor was also tripped and thrown into the river. Next time it is probable that a tug will be allowed to tow the POTTER. (Milwaukee Wisconsin Aug. 20.)
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Wednesday, August 25, 1875


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23005
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Potter (Barge), collision, 20 Aug 1875