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C. B. Benson (Schooner), U125226, collision, 1 Oct 1882


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The schooner C.B. BENSON, which was run into by the FLORIDA at the head of the lake some days ago, sustained considerable damage. She was struck by the stern of the FLORIDA on her starboard side, between the main and mizzen masts, and twelve stanchions, her rail and bulwarks were smashed in. Her deck planks were also started. and sea washing over her wet 76 bushels of her wheat. The BENSON will go light to Toledo for repairs.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, October, 1882
     
     
     
Schooner C.B. BENSON. U. S. No. 125226. Of 298.72 gross tons; 283.78 tons net. Built Port Clinton, O., 1873. Home port, Toledo, O., 136.5 x 26.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1882
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24150
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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C. B. Benson (Schooner), U125226, collision, 1 Oct 1882