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George G. Hadley (Propeller), U86026, collision, 7 Jun 1902


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Duluth, June 7. -- In a collision with the steamer GEORGE G. HADLEY outside Duluth harbor this morning the whaleback steamer THOMAS WILSON was lost with 9 of her crew. -- part only (poor copy)
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      June 8, 1902


Duluth, June 22. -- The steamer GEORGE G. HADLEY has been raised and towed into the harbor.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      June 23, 1902
     
     
      Steam screw GEORGE G. HADLEY. U. S. No. 86026. Of 2073.31 tons gross; 1657.81 tons net. Built 1888 at West Bay City, Mich. Home port, Toledo, Ohio. 287.6 x 40.0 x 21.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     
     
      THOMAS WILSON. Built April 30, 1892 Whaleback Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 145616. 1713 gt - 1318 nt 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0
Sunk in collision with steamer GEORGE G. HADLY, June 7, 1902, 1 miles south of Duluth, Minn., piers; 9 lives lost.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.
     

      Capt. M.J. Cameron of the propeller THOMAS WILSON, which sank in the Duluth Harbor two months ago, is again eligible for a command. His suspension ended yesterday.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 15, 1902


      Owners of the steamer THOMAS WILSON, which was sunk off Duluth by the HADLEY have filed their answer to the petition of W.P. Rend, owner of the HADLEY. It is claimed the HADLEY was entirely at fault.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 6, 1902

     
THOMAS WILSON. Built April 30, 1892 Whaleback Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 145616. 1713 gt - 1318 nt 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0
Sunk in collision with steamer GEORGE G. HADLY, June 7, 1902, 1 miles south of Duluth, Minn., piers; 9 lives lost.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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Reason: collision
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1902
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McN.W.23899
Language of Item:
English
  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 46.78327 Longitude: -92.10658
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William R. McNeil
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George G. Hadley (Propeller), U86026, collision, 7 Jun 1902