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Louis Shickluna (Propeller), U100752, sunk, 1 May 1883

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The tug PRINCE ALFRED left Detroit Thursday afternoon with a complete wrecking outfit to raise the Canadian propeller SHICKLUNA, which struck a rock on leaving Algoma Mills and sunk on Sunday last. The propeller was in charge of a pilot when she struck, and he ran her on the only rock to be found in the channel.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 26, 1883 3-8

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      Capt. Rardon of Crosby & Dimick's agency, left yesterday to take charge of the work of raising the prop. SHICKLUNA, sunk 3 miles east of Algoma Mills. She struck a rock on Sunday night last during a severe northeast gale, and lies in 13 ft. of water at the bows and 7ft. at the stern.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 24, 1883 3-7

Prop. L. SHICKLUNA Official Canadian Number 100752. Built St. Catharines 1870. 135 x 43 x 12 and 626 tons. Rebuilt as 135 x 43 x 12 and 445 tons. Sunk Lake Erie, May 29, 1897.
      Prelm. List of Canadian Steamships
      Coastal & Inland, 1809 to 1930

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.18476 Longitude: -82.81656
William R. McNeil
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Louis Shickluna (Propeller), U100752, sunk, 1 May 1883