James B. Colgate (Propeller), U77019, collision, 4 Jul 1904
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A mistake in signals caused a collision at Ashland yesterday afternoon between the propeller JAMES B. COLGATE and whaleback barge No. 131. The propeller was attempting to pick up the barge and backed into her, tearing a hole in her side and breaking the rudder of the COLGATE. Both boats have ore and temporary repairs were made so that they could go to the shipyard at Duluth, where the were towed by tugs.
Buffalo Evening News
July 5, 1904
Steam screw JAMES B. COLGATE. U. S. No. 77019. Of 1,713 gross tons; 1,318 tons net. Built West Superior, Wis., 1892. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0 Crew of 20. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower. Steel built.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes