The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kittie (Scow), U14183, sunk, bridge collision, 15 Oct 1880


Description
Full Text

Oct. 15, 1880, the scow KITTIE, owned by John P. Devney, was brought into collision with an abutment of the Cleveland, Columbus, Cincinnati and Indianapolis Railway bridge and sank while in tow of Pat Smith's tug FANNY TUTHILL. Attempts were made to raise and repair the vessel, but failed, and the scow, according to Commissioner Bill, is a total loss, and a judgment was therefore granted yesterday in the United States District Court for $2,045, with interest from the time of the accident up to date. -- Cleveland Plaindealer.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1883
     
     
      Scow KITTIE. U. S. No. 14183. Of 83.37 tons. Home port, Port Huron, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk, bridge collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1880
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.24245
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
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.










Kittie (Scow), U14183, sunk, bridge collision, 15 Oct 1880