The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tracy J. Bronson (Schooner), collision, 23 Oct 1868

Full Text

CREW PICKED UP. -- The schooner CLAYTON BELLE arrived here yesterday having picked up the crew (8) of the schooner F. T. BARNEY about 20 miles above False Presque Isle. The BARNEY was sunk on Lake Huron by collision with the schooner TRACY J. BRONSON.
      Chicago Tribune
      Friday, October 30, 1868
      . . . . .
      SCHOONER 'F. T. BARNEY' -- This vessel which collided with the schooner T. J. BRONSON on Lake Huron, sailed from Cleveland on the 19th. bound for Milwaukee. On the night of the 23rd. when about 25 miles west (?) of Presque Isle, Lake Huron, was in collision and sunk in about two minutes. The vessel and cargo are a total loss.
      Chicago Tribune
      Saturday, October 31, 1868
      . . . . .
      Schooner F. T. BARNEY, of 354 tons, classed as B 1, valued at $32,500
      List of Vessels Which Became
      Total Losses During 1868
      Chicago Tribune
      Monday, december 14, 1868

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Tracy J. Bronson (Schooner), collision, 23 Oct 1868