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Montgomery (Propeller), U16467, broke machinery, 2 Aug 1858

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Propeller MONTGOMERY, broke the cross head of her engine, towed into South Manitou. Property loss $2,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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      PROPELLER MONTGOMERY DISABLED. - Captain Spencer of the MENDOTA, reports that the propeller MONTGOMERY, of the Collingwood Line, broke her cross-head last Monday, when off the Manitous. She was towed to South Manitou dock by the prop. HUNTER, and her captain has gone to Buffalo for a new cross-head. - Detroit Tribune.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, August 6, 1858

Steam screw MONTGOMERY. U. S. No. 16467. Of 995 tons gross. Built Newport, Mich., 1856. First home port, Detroit, Mich. DISPOSITION -- Rig changed to barge Sept. 25, 1879.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      The Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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Reason: broke machinery
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,000
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Montgomery (Propeller), U16467, broke machinery, 2 Aug 1858