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Insurance, U44149, capsized/aground, 12 Jul 1881


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Sandusky, July 12. -- The scow INSURANCE, loaded with stone, capsized in a terrific squall, which prevailed here today, and was blown against the stone cribbing and pounded to pieces. She is a total wreck; owned by Wells & Bros., of this city. The crew was saved.
      Cleveland Herald
      July 13, 1881
     
     
scow schooner INSURANCE. U. S. No. 44149. Built Toledo 1868, of 21 tons gross. 48.0 x 8.0 x 4.0
      Herman Runge Notes



NAME: INSURANCE
RIG: Scow schooner
OFFICIAL NO: 44149
SIGNAL LETTERS:
LOA:
BEAM:
DEPTH:
GROSS: 21.49 (1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882)
NET:
YEAR BUILT:
STATE:
CITY:
HOME PORT: Sandusky, OH (1872); Vermillion, OH (1873; 1875); Green Creek, OH (1876; 1877); Toledo, OH
(1878; 1879; 1880); Toussaint, OH (1880-81; 1882)
YEARS LISTED: 1872; 1873; 1875; 1876; 1877; 1878; 1879; 1880; 1880-81; 1882.
NOTES: Listed as lost or out of service in 1882.
      Mvus, pre-list to 1885


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Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: capsized/aground
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1881
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.25264
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.44894 Longitude: -82.70796
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Insurance, U44149, capsized/aground, 12 Jul 1881