The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Raleigh (Propeller), sunk, 1 May 1874

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Propeller Barge RALEIGH, on the rocks in the Neebish, and sunk, May 1874. Loss $2,500.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

      The stmb. RALEIGH was aground in St. Mary's River Saturday, a few miles above the canal. She struck a rock and made a bad leak in her bow. A tug with pumps has gone to her assistance.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 26, 1874 3-5

      The stmb. RALEIGH, recently on the rock near the Sault, has passed Detroit on her way down. Her damages are not as great as was at first supposed. The steam pump had to be used only part of the time.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 30, 1874 3-6

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.35007 Longitude: -84.09994
William R. McNeil
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Raleigh (Propeller), sunk, 1 May 1874