The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Troy (Propeller), aground, 1 Apr 1858

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TROY Propeller, cargo wheat, ashore on Round Island, Straits of Mackinac, lighted and pulled off. Property loss $200.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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The propeller ONTARIO, (N. T. Line) Capt. Parker, bound from Chicago to Odgensburgh, touched here last evening. Captain Parker reports that when he went up, he saw the SUSQUEHANNA ashore on Mackinaw Point, and parted her hawser trying to pull her off, but he did not suceed. He also saw the propeller TROY ashore, and parted all her lines without getting her off. On his return both of these vessels had got off........
      Buffalo Republic & Times
      Thursday, April 29, 1858

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      GOT OFF. - The propeller TROY, ashore on Round Island, in the Straits, was pulled off after beingh lighted of 2,000 bushels of wheat. - Chicago Union.
      Buffalo Daily Republic & Times
      Friday, April 30, 1858

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.82918 Longitude: -84.60004
William R. McNeil
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Troy (Propeller), aground, 1 Apr 1858