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Michael Groh (Propeller), U17572, collision, 25 Apr 1872

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The Cleveland Leader says that a collision occurred on the river yesterday, between the schooner S.H. KIMBERLY and the steambarge MICHAEL GROH. One side of the latter's cabin was torn off and her smoke stack, whistle and exhaust pipe carried away, doing damage to the amount of over $500. About $75 damage was done to the KIMBERLY.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 26, 1872 3-5

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Steam screw MICHAEL GROH. U. S. No. 17572. Of 289.91 tons gross; 209.74 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1867. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio. 141.5 x 25.7 x 10.7 Of 200 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
William R. McNeil
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Michael Groh (Propeller), U17572, collision, 25 Apr 1872