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THE COMMERCIAL YBAB BOOK.



Consolidated Statement Showing the Number and Gross Tonnage or Wooden and Iron

Vessels of the Unitxd States, June 80, 1896.

Class and Material. » — Registered — > * Enrolled > , — Licensed — k , Total *

Wooden Vessels. No. Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons.

Sailing 773 418,798 6,262 1,266,146 6,696 69,100 18,620 1,744,04*

Steanf. 204 68,108 4,422 1,202485 1,149 2832 6,776 13*7W>

Canal boats 680 74,640 680 74,640

Barges 40 10,744 139 407,036 W 688 1,616 41837

Total 137 492,650 l^SW 2,909,966 731 98,832 21,671 83&3S

Iron and Steel Ves'ls.

Sailing 8 13.825 88 77,966 46 91,761

Steam. 106 280,966 786 861,076 48 1,107 987 1,088488

Barges 3 278 48 48,608 51 4831

Total 119 246,059 872 977.684 48 U07 1,064 1,228,800



Total Merchant Marine Tonnage, Sailing and Steam, or

1840 TO 1896.*



the United States from
Annnal



, Sailii

Fiscal Year. No.

1840

1850

1860

1870 25,474

1880 19,996

1890 17,502

1891 17,688

1892 17,991

1898 17,951

1894 17,080

1895 16,686

1896 16.818

1897 16,084

1898 15,998



"S



'OQS.

1,978,425
8,008,507
4,485,961
3,171,412
2,856,476
2,565,409
2,668,495
2,090,504
2,641,799
2.494,509
2,423,159
2,386,672
2,410,462
2,377,815



No.



834
4,717
5,985
636
6,892
6,561
6,526
6,554
6,595
6,599
6,712



Steam *

Tons.



526,947
867,987
1,075,095
1,211,668
1,859,068
2,01634
2,074,417
2,18332
2,189,480
2,212,801
2,30T,208
2,858,558
2,871,923



, Total ,

No. Tons.

2,180,764

8,585,454

5,863,868

28,998 436,507

24,712 4,068,084

28,467 4,424,497

28,899 4,684,759

24,888 4,764,921

24,512 4,825,071

23,586 4,684,029

2830 4,635,960

22,906 4,706,880

22,683 4,769,020

22,705 4,749,788



Increase or

Decrease,

PerCent.

4.08

6.04

4.06

2.41

2.48

2.71

6.88

1.71

1.26
+2.90
+1.08

1.47

1.88

+0.40



Number and Tonnage or Sailing Vessels, Steam Vessels, Canal Boats, and Barges
in Each or the United states, June 80, 1896.



States and Terri-
ritories in which ^-Sailing
Documented. No.

Maine 1,650

New Hampshire... 84

Vermont 7

Massachusetts 1,228

Rhode Island 154

Connecticut 442

NewYork 1,899

New Jersey 914

Pennsylvania 817

Delaware 128

Maryland 1,798

Dist. of Columbia. 45

Virginia 1,806

North Carolina.... 410
South Carolina. ... 168

Georgia 112

Florida 517

Alabama 105

Mississippi 222

Louisiana. 209

Texas 189

Tennessee

Kentucky

Missouri

Nebraska

North Dakota.

Montana

Iowa

Minnesota 14

Wisconsin 172

Michigan 460

Illinois 95

Indiana

Ohio 107

West Virginia.

Arizona

California. 684

Oregon 80

Washington 241

Alaska 79



Canal
Vessels-^ /-Steam Vessels-, . — Boats — *
Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons.

82,867

782

2,822 10 1,047

84,811

28,895
47.582



J,928 168

9,909 11

506 10

211,467 208

11,728 61

56,648 189

854,854 1,514

61,462 128

116,948 456

10,769 40

68,212 171

2,285 87

8230 141

9,029 96

4,820 58

16.868 66

87,188 189

5,884 61

17,165 68

6,878 194

5,465 49

124

76

118

12

8

2



22,981 119

28.007 202

146,429 686

26,528 225

'90^684 418

97

8

154,776 261

4,829 147

84,825 246

8,680 41



3
666,894 599
14,788 1
185,956 47
6,841
70,846
10.691
16,932
4,863
5,989
80,005
19,670
14,245
9,128
87,296
8,776 ..
14,174
18,987
80,918
UOT ..
506

788 ..

7,967

89,640

72,213

809.789

62,084



868
68,056
189
5,040



287.237
10,018
488
18534
86,941
69,068
5,301



No.
10
10

if

8

180

842

92



86

'8
5
3



15

'8

45

2

86

2

i7
48
28
10
28
4
29



8
65

8



irges — >
Tons.


T


otal ,


No.


Tons.


10,026


1,828


28836


1,155


55


11,796




27


4,375


5,762


1,458


802,040


1,826


228


87,449


86,841


814


189,874


210,521


4,854


13936


21,888


1480


9632


22,784


888


280,728




168


17010


9,880


1,999


146,447




82


12,956


1,843


1,466


60,496


459


611


1431


1,426


214


12,185




178


46,866




686


66,866


1,768


181


2132




285


2638


797


406


44,478


9,741


288


18,962


188


126


1432




76


18,907


78,698


204


109,611




12


1,157


252


5


757




2


788


884


66


8,841


10,072


181


122,686


7,747


402


102,967


tss


1,106


466,100


238


848


88,840


544


68


432


17,747


649


805,618




97


1038


186


4


574




896


290,640


2,361


180


48,661


8,754


662


162,167


684


128


9,755



Total 18,666 1,886,827 6,712 2,871,928 660 74,640 1,667 407,848 22,706 4,749,718



* Including canal boats and barges.



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CLASSIFICATION BT SlZB Of THB SAILING AND STSAX TONNAOB OP THB UNITED STATBS,

JUNB 80, 1896.



5 to 60 Tods.

Sailing Vessels. No. Tons.
Atlantic and Gulf

coasts. 8,247 180^72

Paoifio ooast 511 10,814

Northern lakes... 846 5,464

Western rivers ....

Total 9,006 146,860



> Glass 1 » / Class 2 * < Class 3 . ,— Class 4 — .

60 to 100 Tons. 100to200Tons. 200to300Tons. 800to400Tons.
No. Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons.



1,837 • 98,774
96 6,995

106 7,686



615

79

104



85,066
11,866
15,662



245
56

160



60,849
18,986
88,024



214 75,248
51 17,706
110 87,066



1,588 108,405 798 112,083 450 112,809 875 130,003



t Class £

400 to 600
Tons.
Sailinff Vessels. No. Tons.
Atlantic) and Gulf

coasts. 206 92,628

Pacific coast 85 16,064

Northern lakes. . . 54 24,035
Western riyers

Total 295 182,647



600 to 1,000

Tons.

No. Tons.



371,664
54,194
98.398



79
185



_ _s7 »

1,000 to 2^00
Tons.
Tons.



No.

224

78
41



824,818
116,016
69,966



2,600 Tons

and Over.

No. Tons.

5 15,276

16 &M64



4 Total-
No.



11,617
984
960



788 519,166 348 600,800 21 67,740 18,661



Tons.

1,249,679
247,110
883,704



1,830,498



. — ClassO » . — Class 1-



Steam Vessels.
Atlantic and Gulf

coasts 1,248

Pacific coast 207

Northern lakes. ... 666

Western rivers.... 885



5 to 60 Tons.
No. Tons.



-Class I



4,892
16,946
9,103



60 to 100 Tons. 100 to 200 Tons. 200 to 300 Tons. 800 to 400 Tons.



No. Tons. No.



682
111
285

274



8,078
16,952
20,405



480
91
156



Tons. No. Tons.



67,215
18,686
22,087
82,180



141
78
70
85



No.



Tons.



84,680


96


83,865


18,966


47


16,118


17,063


74


25,854


20,990


51


17,501



Total 2,466 64,208 1,262} 91,288 957 135,068 374 91,689



268



93,423



s - Class5 — ,
400 to 600
Tons.
Steam Vessels. No. Tons.
Atlantic and Gulf

coasts 97 48,319

Pacific coast 36 16,089

Northern lakes... 35 15,713
Western rivers... 22 9.968

Total 190 85,089



600 to 1,000
Tons.
Tons.



No.



74
128
66



160,942
50,286
92,783
48,947



1,000 to 2^00
Tons.
Tons.



No.
154



844
9



233,176
61,487

600,768
13,113



* — Class 8 — »
2,600 Tons
and Over.

No. Tons.



91
16
57



195,528



/ Total-



No.

8,186

696

1,764

1,064



Tons.

978^60
287,722
998,644
167,287



506 366,968 545 898,494 164 555,781 6,712 2,871,923



FORBIGN ABB COASTING TRABBS, AND THB FlSHBRIBS TONNAOB OF THB UNTTBD 8TATBS,

FROM 1840 TO 1898.



/-Foreign Trade->

Fiscal Year. No. Tonnage.

1840 762,838

1860 1,439,694

1800 2,879,396

1870 2,648 1,448,846

1880 2#H 1,814,402

1890 1,451 928,062

1891 1,516 988,719

1892 1,469 977,624

1866 1,272 883,199

1894 1,279 899,698

1895 1,196 822,347

1896 1,196 829,838

1897 1,176 792,870

1898 1,064 726,213











/-Cod and Mackerel-


t — Coasting Trade — »


f- whale Fisheries-^


Fisheries.


No.


Tonnage.
1,176,694


No.


Tonnage.
186,flSf-


No.


Tonnage.
10p»5




1,797,825


...


146,017


• ••■


151,918





2,644,867


.. •


166,841


....


162.764


28,764


2.638^47


299


67.954


2^82


91,460


20,011


2,637,686


174


88,408


2^28


77,588


20,481


8,409,435


76


18,633


1,469


68,887


20,829


3,600,876


71


17,281


1,488


68,983


21,808


8,700,773


78


17.052


1,548


69,472


21,602


3,854,W3


71


16,604


\m


70,575


20,680


3,696,276


71


16.482


1,606


71,573


20,382


8,728,714


67


15,839


1,596


69,060


20,080


3,790,296


64


15,121


1.621


68,630


19,802


3,896,826


54


12,714


1,601


66.610


20,090


3,969,702


52


11,496


1,479


52,327



Since 1789, the years of greatest tonnage in the various trades were : Foreign trade, 2,496,(94 ton*
in 1861 ; coasting trade, 81896,826 tons in 1897 ; whale fisheries, 196,594 tons in 1858; cod and mackerel
fisheries, 204,197 tons in 1862.



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Class, Number, and


Gross Tonnage op Vessels Built in the United States, June 80, 1898,

RV RT1TM


States in


^-Sailing Vessels^^-Steam Vessels-^-Canal Boats-^


]


Barges — *
Tons.


4 Total »


which Built.


No.


Tons.


No.


Tons.


No. Tons.


No.


No.


Tons.


Maine


. 40


6,077


10


**&




...




50


7,304


Vermont






1


26




...




1


26


Massachusetts. . .


. 27


908


5


110




2


126


82


1,018


Khode Island


3


23


. . .






22


7,082


5


140


•Connecticut


. 14


8,234


4


117


20 2,886


38


6,711


40


15,888


New York


. 18
. 18


164
375


40
5


6,336
803




16
2


4,286
449


1U
80


15,597


New Jersey


4.964


Pennsylvania. . .


.




21


13,282




1


887


28


18,731


Delaware






8


4,069




4


1,504





4,406


Maryland


. 95


898


11


1,347




. . .




110


8,744


Virginia


. 20


205


4


188




. . .




24


808


North Carolina.


. 16


195


6


184




1


188


28


567


South Carolina. .


5


31


8


333








.8


864


Georgia


. 11


187


6


1,368


,,






17


1,555


Florida


. 17


288


11


500








28


788


Alabama


3


28


5


476


.. «*....


1


121





625


Mississippi


9


166


5


205








14


871


Louisiana


4


29


15


705








10


784


Texas


. 3


111


2


51








5


162


Tennessee






15


899




o


188


17


1,087


Kentucky


. ...




17


4,524








17


4,524


Missouri






15


2,063




8


498


15


2,058


North Dakota...


. ...




1


93








1


03


Montana






1


850




• » »




1


859


Iowa






. . .






5


183


5


188


Minnesota


• .




2


50




2


2,645


4


2,605


"Wisconsin


. 1


t


4


199




1


58


6


264


Michigan


8


5,889


14

7


15,565
6,054





6


1,228
4,138


81

13


22,677


Illinois


0,102


Indiana






16


459




8


418


10


877


Ohio


1


3,250


13


9,527




4


878


18


13,650


West Virginia...






10


1,004








10


1,004


California


. 12


i,792


32


10.204








44


11,006


"Oregon


6

. 28


2,058
3,506


19
57


3,659
18,564




'62


'(tfoi


25
147


5,717


Washington


28,774


Alaska






9


2,618




8


684


12


8,302


Total


. 359


34,416


394


105,838


20 2,386


179


87,818


052


180,458


Total 1898..


. 369


65,236


286


138,028


13 1,495


55


22,886


728


227,006


Total 1895..


. 397


34,899


248


69.753


11 1.125


88


5,728


604


111,602


Class, Number, and Gross Tonnage op Iron


and Steel Vessels Built in the United






States,


June 30, i


, by Ports.














, Iron






Steel














Steam.


Sailing.


Steam.




Barges.


* Total »


Ports.




No. Tons. No. Tons. No. Tons.


No. Tons.


No.


Tons


r










..2 438
..2 230





8 '£664


2
10


3,477


a










15 12,435






15


12^43


3l




"•>


"673




5 3.783
2 128

6 3,621
50 2 8,913

1 42






5

4
6
3


8,230






1 *a.'i


8,876


>.




12,161


















2 2,984






2


2,984


V


ti








. . 2 877






2


877


h








1 3.474 i 3,086




1 282


3


7,392


Chicago, 111










1 4,328




1 3,745


2


8.(C3


Louisville, Ky...










1 830








830


St. Louis, Mo




1


36












36


Evansville, Ind..
San Francisco, C










1 6








6


al








4 5,828








5,328


Port Townsend,


Wash..








.. 1 163








163


Total




3


709


2 6.7


34 48 47.792


1


7,041


62


62,224


Total 1X06. .




1


57


5 13,(>84 48 96.331




J 8,146


60


113,220


Total 1895..




3 !


2.438


3 5,268 32 40,181




5 705


43


AA 'AU


Number and Tonnage of Sailing


and Steam Vessels Built in


the United States






FROM 1840 TO 1898-


Fiscal Years.












■ Sailing .


/ Steam- -> ^-CanaJ Boats-^ •-


— B


arges — »
Tons.


4 Total k


Year.


No.


Tons.


No.


Tons.


No. Tons. No.


No.


Tons.


1840


808

1.225

807

816


106,518
227,998
145,428
146,340


87
197
264
302


14,686
51,258
60,986

87,842


468 41*386


220


46^822


895
1,422
1,143
1,755


121,204


1850


279.256


1860


233,194


1870


273,227


1880


460


59.057


348


78,854


17 1,887


77


17,612


002


157.410


1890


506 *


102,873


410


159,048


40 4,346


96


27.858


1,051


294,123


1891


733


144,290


488


185,037


57 7,059


L06


32.016


1,384


860.302


1892


846


83.217


438


02,531


37 4,580


74


19,805


1,305


199.633


1893


493
477


49,348
37,827


380
293


134,308
83.720


28 3,791
14 1,522


55
54


24.132
8,126


956
888


211,639


1894


131,105


1895


897


84,900


248


69,754


11 1,225


38


5,728


694


111.602


1896


369


65,236


286


138,028


13 1,495


55


22,337


728


227,097


1897


338


64.309


288


106.153


70 10,216


[95


51,555


891


282,238


1898


359


34,416


394


105,838


20 2,386


179


87,818


062


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NoTB.-For earlier and intervening: years to 1797, refer to Volume I, pages 195-and 196.

TONNAGE OF AMERICAN AND FOREIGN VjJ88«*S ENTERED AND CLEARED IN FOREIGN TRADE



(Bureau of Statistics.)



< Entries-

^ Amer- Per

. Year. ican. Cent.

1821 £65,008 91

4822 787,961 89

1823. 775,271 86

1824 850,083 89

1825 880,754 90

1826 942,206 89

1827 918,381 86

1828. 838,381 86

1829 872,949 86

183(1 907,227 88

1831 922,952 76

1832 949,623 70

1833 1,111,441 69

1834 1,074,670 65

1835 1,353,653 68

1836 1,2.55,384 64

1837 1,29J,720 62

1838 l,:J0i,764 68

1839 1,491,279 71

1840 1,570,948 68

1841 1,631,909 68

1842 1.51 Ull 67

1843 1,143,523 68

1844. 1,977,438 68

1845 2,035,486 69

1846 2,151,114 69

1847 2,101,359 66

1848. 2,393,482 63

1849 2,65S,321 61

1850 2,573,016 59

1851 3,054,349 61

1852 3,3*5,522 61

1853 4,<A)4,013 63

1854....:.. 3,752,115 63

1855 3.801,391 64

1856 4.385,484 65

1*57 4,, 21,370 65

1858 4,J95,642 66

1859 5,265,648 67

1860 i,931,285 71

1861 5,0J3,917 69

1862 5,117,685 (59

1863 4,614,698 63

1864 3,JW,434 46

1865 2,943,661 47

1866 3,372,060 43

1867 3,455,052 44

1868 3,550,550 44

1869 3,402,688 38

1870 3,486,0138 38

1871 3,742,740 37

1872 3,711,846 34

1873 3,612,631 30

1874 3,893,725 29

1875 3,573,950 30

1876 3,611,436 28

1877 3,663,403 27

1878 3,642,417 25

1879 3,415,410 21

1880 3,436,964 19

1881 3^53,584 17

1882 3.340,968 18

1883 3,255,543 20

1884 3,202,293 22

1885 3,132,011 21

1886 3^31,573 21

1887 3,385,516 21

1888 5,366,767 22

1889 3,724,325 23

1890. 4,083,121 23

1891 4,380,804 24

1892. 4,469,955 22

1893 4,358,686 22

1894 4,654,679 23

1895 4,472,830 23

1896 6,196,320 25

1897 5,525,328 ..



' ■ KjU

Per Amer-


aura
Per


Cent. J —


fJenl


9


91


11


90


14


87


11


89


10


90


11


90


14


88


14


86


14


87


12


88


24


78


30


71


31


69


35


66


32


69


36


66


38


62


32


69


29


71


32


69


32


68


33


67


32


70


32


68


31


69


31


69


34


65


37


63


39


62


41


60


39


62


39


61


37


62


37


64


36


65


35


64


35


64


34


66


33


66


29


70


31


68


31


67


37


59


54


45


53


45


57


43


56


43


56


44


62


38


62


38


63


37


66


34


70'


30


71


30


70


31


72


29


73


28


75


26


79


21


81


18


83


18


82


18


80


20


78


22


79


21


79


21


79


20


78


22


77


24


77


23


76


24


78


22


78


22


77


23


77 .„_,_,


23


75 5,329,599


25


.. 5,618,142





For-



Per

Cent.

9

10

13

11

10

10

12

14

18

12

22

29

31

34

31

34

38

31

29

31



30
32
31
31
35
37
38
40
38
39
38
36
35
36
36
84
34
30
32
33
41
55
55
57
57
56
62
62
63
66
70
70
69
71
72
74
79
82
82
82
80
78
79
79
80
78
76
77
76
78
78
77
77
75



-Total-



Amer- Per
'"- Cent
90



For- Per
eign. Cent.
164,604 10
198,031 12
239,208 14
204,919
188,007
205,071
268,839 12
301,253 15
263,749 13
265.336 12
553,942 28
780,543 29
993,744 32
1.145,752 34
1,280.134 32
1.354,934 35
1,521,995 37
1,196,276 31
1,236,653 29
1,418,849 31
1,473,293 "
1,473,272
1,058,701
1,823,736
1,840,838
1,927,917
2,396,951 35
2,809,350 36
3,386,224 38
3,503,837 40
3,868,626 38
4,101,933 38
4,576,720 37
4,240,028 35
4,194,270 35
4,948,878 35
4,955,116 34
4,522,162 33
5,158,775 32
4,977,916 29
4,479,596 30
4,622,277
5,704,401
7,212,350
6,812,090
8,848,808
8,784,163
9,056,525 55
aw 10,720,264 61
38 11,332,095 62
38 12,417,981 «2
35 14,146,002
32 16,148,218
30 18,405,225
30 10,278,728
30 17,822,011
28 19,468,604 72
26 21,756.715 74
22 25,388,(J57 78
19 29,2111,229
19 30,160,012

19 28,698,933 81

20 26,359,857 80
22 2SJ.834.437

21 24,450,029

21 23.928.342
20 24 944.952

22 24,280.230

23 24,582,487



88
90
91
89
88
85
87
88
77
71



10
9
10



31
32
30
31
31
30



31
38
54
53
56
56



65
68
70
70
70



81
81



78
79
79
80

78
77



23 28.KHJ.245 77



24 27.028.i*21
22 33,168,351 78

22 30,580,514 78

23 30,806,756 77
23 30,068,404 77

25 81,877,850
.. 36,325,975



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320



THE COMMERCIAL YEAR BOOK.



Motive Power and Chief Materials or Construction of the World's Merchant Marine.
(Recorded in Lloyd's, 100 tons or over.)

the world.



,— Total
Tear. No. Tons.

1890 awee 22,151,651

1801 82386 22,089,068

1892 82,068 28,804,608

1896 82,010 24,268,375

1804 80,721 24,609,496

1806 80,368 25,107,632

1896 29,880 26,614,089

1897 28,351 25,907,451

1898 28,062 26,661,250

Year. Power. No.

1MM j8team 902

lW0 1Sail 18,924

Total 19,826

1M1 j Steam 1,006

189 M8all 18,812

Total 19,318

1fKM j Steam 908

l8W 1Sail 17^43

Total 18,341

1MM j Steam 1,014

lw, 1Sall 16,887

Total 17,901

18W lSteam 1,003

lW4 1Sall 15,287

Total 16,240

1886 ] Sail 14,526

Total 15,533

1M(l (8team 1,002

lW5 1Sail 18,674

Total 14,676

,«- J Steam 1.048

lfl87 1SaU_.:.. 11,651

Total 1*699

1MM j Steam L084

lwe 1Sail 10,843

Total 11,927



-Steam-



No. Grow Tons. Net Tons.

11,108 12,985,372 8^85,514

11,705 13,816,509 8,804.789

12,198 14,562,008 9,220,974

12,558 15,264,418 9,622,610

12,907 16,066,302 10,111,769

13,256 16,887,971 10,673,642

18,652 17,737,826 11,007,608

14,183 18.606,615; 11,681.829

14,701 19,511,292 12,078,074



Wood-



Tons.

360,147

6,696,738

7,068,885

375,207
6,547,987

6,923,194

363,815
6,199,753

6,668,068

364,961
5.996,919

6,868,880

360,419
5,462,438

5,822,857



380,911
5,178,766



350,221
4,846^67



854,292

4,277,046

4*681,887

862,887
4,014^96



No.
7,719
1,879



-Iron-



7,606
1,824



7,581
1,807

9,888

7,489
1,762

9,201

7,288
1,706

8,941



7,099
1,671



5,534,677 8,770



6,960
1,606



5,196,478 8,567



6,866
1,548

8.411



6,736
1,500



Tons.

8,496,980

2,02U96



9,598 10,517,618



8,262,841
1,968,109



9,480 10,216,960



8,068,848
1,9B4,915

9,988,768

7,914,687
1,879,186

9,796,872

7,661,124
1,814JW7



4,876,788 8,235



7,482,890
1,778,671

9,211^61

7,186,862
1,714^06

8,901,445

6,965,087
1,640,509

8,584^76

6,664,288
1,601,677

8,266,960



No.
21,190
20,621
19,878
19,462
17,814
17412
16^228
14,168
18,851



-Ball-



Net Tons.
9,168^79
9,123,449
9,182,605
8,903,967
8,506,294
8^19,661
7,876J864
7,800,839
7,049,95S



s Bteel-



No. Tons.

2jm 4,086,555

248 848,658



2,501

2,941
340

3,290

3,616
696

4014



661



4.684



4,502
769



9,475^01 6,261



4,984
801

5,796



841
6,366



«4£
876



6,703
918

7^615



4,436,208

5,145,658
512,865

6,668,428

6,098,411
016,683

7,015,094

6,968,215
1,028,118

7,968,383

7,966^85
1042,750

9028,985

9,068,000
1,186,101

10,228001

10087,481
1,24L£69

LU879,000



11,258029
1^06,876



6,977 12^560,006



12,417,281
M6B018

13,786,89ft



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MARINE WRECKS AND DISASTERS.



321



Marine Wrecks and Disasters.



The following statement of disasters to vessels of the United States, from 1884 to 1808, is com-
piled from the reports of the General Superintendent of the Life-Saving Service :

On the Atlantic, Gulf, and Pacific Coasts of the Uhttbd States.

Casual-
ties In-
volving





Num-


Wrecks


Partial


Tonnage
Vessels
















ber of


Involv-


aod Un-


Tonnage
Vessels






Pas-








Ves-


ing Total
Loss.


known


Totally


Losses to


Losses to


sen-




Lives


Year.


sels.


Damage.


Lost.


Damaged.
208,279


Vessels.


Cargoes.
$1,014,860


gers.


Crews.


Lost.


1884....


780


186


646


87,296


$2,684,540


6,884


6,841


107


1886....


684


176


460


80,277


218.292


2,416480


627,000


7.688


6,897


47


1886 ...


860


268


607


51,800


224,068


2,806,870


1480,780


7,882


7,047


161


1887....


728


204


624


41,428


248,128


2,428,700


728,966


6,422


6,801


110


1888....


746


104


662


85,629


262,516


2,888,606


004,066


6,018


6,481


144


1880....


761


228


588


51,888


267.670


8,864,600


070,766


4406


7,466


160


1800....


764


214


640


60,912


284,286


8,898400


1,012,680


0.106


7,860


000


1801....


784


102


642


46,061


268,146


2,718,486


1,032,600


18,076


7,084


166


1802....


788


106


687


88,748


270,851


2,527406


606,066


8,967


6488


100


1808....


722


216


600


68,512


266,836


8,415,610


607415


8,066


6,081


67


1804....


747


207


640


54.658


8*7,180


3,266,680


767,000


0.880


7,116


040


1806....


706


221


484


48,828


274,041


2,821,740


474,466


7,132


6,010


107


1806....


684


166


418


87,865


260,061


2,117,066


606440


6462


6,147


66


1807....


687


166


482


44481


250.672


3460,420


812,900


4,411


6,880


06


1806....


686


204


482


52,570


26*478


2409,406


600,180


10416


6,688


176










On the Great Lakes.










1884....


828


68


280


16,940


110467


1,168,626


470486


861


2486


tl


1886....


280


87


202


8,288


06401


814,646


ai,700


170


2482


g


1886....


220


61


160


12,706


88,706


824,846


148,446


164


toS


1887....


880


64


275


16.862


181,878


1,048,160


871,060


1,069


8,150


10$


1868....


810


76


244


19,147


126,874



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