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Colonial (Propeller), U126012, aground, 13 Nov 1914


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COLONIAL steam screw. Official U. S. Number 126012. of 1,713 Gross Tons. Built 1882. Vessel stranded at Rondeau, Canada, November 13, 1914, and became a total loss. There were 4 persons on board at the time of casualty but no lives lost.
      Loss of American Vessels Reported in
      1914. Merchant Vessel List of U. S. A., 1915
     

COLONIAL steam screw. Official U. S. Number,126012. of 1,501.57 Tons Gross. 1,188.79 Tons Net. Built 1882 at Cleveland ,Ohio. Home port, Marquette, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List of the U. S .A., 1884
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COLONIAL Propeller of 1561 Tons. Built 1882 at Cleveland by Presley. Owned by Republic Iron Company. Home port, Marquette. Value $100,000 Class A 1.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1884
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COLONIAL steam screw. Official U. S. Number 126012, of 1,501.57 Tons Gross. 1,188.79 Tons Net. 600 nominal horse power. Built 1882 at Cleveland, Ohio. 244.5 x 36.2 x 19.2
      Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. A., 1886 -----
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COLONIAL Propeller 1189 Tons. built 1882 at Cleveland by Presley, Owned by the Republic Iron Co. Home port, Republic ?. Value $80,000 Class A 1 & a half.
REMARKS:- Recalked 1891. Wood arches. Refastened.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1891
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COLONIAL Propeller of 1713 Gross Tons, built of wood at Cleveland in 1882. Bottom recaulked 1903, owned by Gilchrist Transp.Co. Home port, Fairport. Value $35,000 Class A 1 & a half
REMARKS:- Iron Boiler House..New deck & Beams and repaired in 1903. B.P. (?)
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register 1904
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COLONIAL Propeller, of 1713 Gross Tons, built of wood in 1882. bottom recaulked, 1903 & 1907 in drydock 1904 & 1907. Owned by the Gilchrist Transportation Co. Home port, Fairport. Valued at $30,000 class A 2. REMARKS:- Iron Boiler-House; Steel Keelson; Received Ceiling Timbers and recaulked 1907.. Approved system of water pipes.. B.P. ?
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register 1907
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Steam screw COLONIAL. U. S. No. 126012. Of 1,713 tons gross. Built 1882. On November 13, 1914, vessel stranded at Rondeau, Canada, with 4 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1915


COLONIAL steam screw. Official U. S. Number 126012, of 1,713 Gross Tons. 1,323 Tons Net. 244.5 x 36.3 x 22.9 a freighter of 725 H.P.indicated. Built Cleveland, Ohio 1882. Home port, Port Huron. Crew 15.
      Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. A., 1914


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1914
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10661
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.2975 Longitude: -81.888611
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Colonial (Propeller), U126012, aground, 13 Nov 1914