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Antares (Schooner), U366, collision, 4 Aug 1868

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DAMAGE. -- The schooner ANTARES, in coming down the river yesterday morning, collided with a mud scow, at the lumber market, and was damaged badly around the bows. She was towed to one of the North Branch Shipyards for repairs.
      Chicago Tribune
      Wednesday, August 5, 1868
Schooner ANTARES. Of 128 tons. Built at Cattaraugus by C. Stevens in 1852. Home port, Chicago. Owned by Robinson & others. Class, B 2. value $1,800. REMARKS, -- Repaired in 1869 and 1871.
      Association of lake Underwriters
      Vessel Classification register, 1876
Schooner ANTARES. U. S. No. 366. Of 128.62 tons gross; 122.19 tons net. Built Irving, Mich., 1863. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 96.4 x 21.6 x 9.2.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
Schooner ANTARES. U. S. No. 366. Of 176 tons gross. Built Cattaraugus, N.Y., in 1852, by Charles Stevens.
96.4 x 21.6 x 9.2. NOTES :-- Also listed as built Irving, N.Y., 1863.
      Herman Runge List

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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
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Antares (Schooner), U366, collision, 4 Aug 1868