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Pickup (Propeller), U150304, collision, 9 Jul 1885

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THE PICKUP LIBELED. -- On July 9 the excursion steamer PICKUP ran down the Rochester & Pittsburg canal steamboat DURANT near the Dry-Dock, badly crushing her. The injured vessel was taken into thew dry dock and repaired at an expense, as alleged by its owner of $600. On Monday last Proctors Marshall, Clinton & Wilson filed a libel against the PICK UP for $1,500.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      July 22, 1885

Steam screw LUCILE.* U.S. No. 150304. Of 136.74 tons gross; 106.75 tons net. Built at Marine City, Mich., in 1883. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 80.2 x 19.1 x 6.7
* Formerly steam screw PICKUP.
      Merchant Vessels List, U.S., 1891

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Reason: collision
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Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Pickup (Propeller), U150304, collision, 9 Jul 1885