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City of Owen Sound (Propeller), C71181, aground, 27 Nov 1884

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CITY OF OWEN SOUND Propeller. Home port, Toronto. Nov. 27, 1884 Propeller went ashore at the Michipicoten River, Lake Superior, with a cargo of merchandise. Got off. Insurance $30,000.
      Lake Wreck Report for 1884
      Marine Record, Dec. 25, 1884

The CITY OF OWEN SOUND was run aground at Michipicoten, Lake Superior, and is expected to become a total loss. Her passengers and crew were saved.
      Meaford Monitor
      Friday, December 5, 1884
      The steamer CITY OF OWEN SOUND which went ashore at Michipicoten last fall, and was exposed to the Winter's storms, has been brought to Owen Sound, and is now in dry-dock for repairs.
      Meaford Monitor
      Friday, June 3, 1885
      CITY OF OWNED SOUND. official Canadian Number, 71181. Built at Owen Sound in 1875, rebuilt 1888 and again rebuilt in 1896 and renamed at Kingston as SATURN. Of 72 x 31 x 13, of 883 tons in 1896. DISPOSITION. -- Sank near Southampton, Ont., on Sept. 17, 1901.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Seamships
      Inland & Coastal. 1809 to 1930
Stean screw SATURN. * Official Canadian No. 71181. Of 731.77 tons gross; 497.61 tons reg. Built at Owen Sound, Ont., in 1875 by John Simpson. Owned by Collins Bay Rafting Co. 172.0 x 31.0 x 13.0 Engine by Oill & Co. of St. Catharines, Ont. dia 30", stroke 36" and 30 horse power.
      * Former name CITY OF OWEN SOUND. [Name changed Feb. 14, 1896]
      Port of Toronto Shipping Register
      National Archives, Ottawa. R G. 12 A 1, Vol. 453

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William R. McNeil
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City of Owen Sound (Propeller), C71181, aground, 27 Nov 1884