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Wahcondah, C102577, collision, 1 Jul 1915

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WAHCONDAH Screw steamer, collided with the Screw steamer CHOCTAW off Presqu'Isle, Lake Huron, July 12, 1915. which resulted in the sinking and total loss of the CHOCTAW. The WAHCONDAH a British vessel had her bow badly damaged and her forepeak filled with water as a result of the collision which occurred in heavy fog.She was temporarily repaired at Windsor. and docked at Kingston July 28th.
      The Marine Review. February 1916

WAHCONDAH Official Canadian Number 102577. Built Glasgow, Scotland 1903. A bulk freighter of 1,554 Gross Tons. 230 X 37 X 22. In Service.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant
      Steamships 1809 to 1930

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged badly
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.3514 Longitude: -83.48887
William R. McNeil
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Wahcondah, C102577, collision, 1 Jul 1915