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Humboldt (Scow), aground, 22 Oct 1868


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LOSS OF THE SCOW 'HUMBOLDT' -- This vessel, in attempting to make this harbor about 10 o'clock on Wednesday night, struck the pier and was damaged to such an extent that she soon afterwards filled with water. She was yesterday towed into Ogden's Slip, nothe of the light, where she was stripped. The HUMBOLDT was built at Sandusky in -?- She was owned by Mr. Edward Dunne of Chicago. No insurance.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, October 23, 1868
     
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The scow HUMBOLDT was got up on Saturday and towed to a North branch shipyard.
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, October 26, 1868
     
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Scow HUMBOLDT, of 70 tons, classed C 2 and valued at $1,000
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses During 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 1868
     
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Scow HUMBOLDT, broke up on October 22 at Chicago Harbor, of 76.41 tons.
      Vessels Belonging to the District of Chicago
      Which Became Total Losses During 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, December 1868
     
NOTE: - The Merchat Vessel's List of 1869, has her marked as condemned ?


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Condemned
Date of Original:
1868
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23272
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Humboldt (Scow), aground, 22 Oct 1868