Colonist (Propeller), C33481, sunk, 1 Nov 1869
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COLONIST Propeller, cargo wheat and flour; sunk in Lake Huron; total loss.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall
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Ashore on Lake Michigan - The Milwaukee Sentinel contains the following additional list of vessels ashore:
The prop. COLONIST, bound from this port to Montreal with a cargo of grain and flour, ran into Manitowoc Harbor, where she pounded so heavily as to break her steam connection pipe. One of firemen was badly scalded about the arms and lower part of the body. It is feared that his injuries will prove fatal.
Detroit Free Press
November 24, 1869
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- Reason: sunk
Freight: wheat and flour
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes