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Mary Pringle (Propeller), U90136, collision, 1 Aug 1871

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Propeller MARY PRINGLE, and Schooner KATE RICHMOND, collided in the Welland Canal; latter damaged.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      COLLISION IN THE CANAL. - The schooner KATE RICHMOND sustained severe damages on her recent passage up through the Welland Canal, when a short distance below Allanburg. The propeller MARY PRINGLE, bound eastward, struck the RICHMOND, displacing her bowsprit and knightheads, and damaging headgear and hull. The RICHMOND succeeded in reaching Port Robinson, where she was temporarily repaired.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, August 23, 1871

      Steam screw MARY PRINGLE. U. S. No. 90136. Of 204.66 tons gross; 166.20 tons net. Built at Trenton, Mich., in 1867. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 121.8 x 24.4 x 8.9 Of 100 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.08342 Longitude: -79.19958
William R. McNeil
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Mary Pringle (Propeller), U90136, collision, 1 Aug 1871