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Wisconsin (Propeller), collision, 23 May 1906


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Detroit, May 24. - The steamer JOHN DUNCAN, bound down, was sunk near the mouth of the Detroit River last night in collision with the up-bound steamer WISCONSIN of the Hawgood Line of Cleveland. The DUNCAN's bow was badly damaged and she was beached on Bois Blanc Island in a sinking condition. The WINCONSIN continued her trip, uninjured.
      The Buffalo Times
      May 24, 1906

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      STEAMER JOHN DUNCAN SINKS AFTER COLLISION.
      Detroit, May 24. -- The Hawgood steamer WISCONSIN, bound up, collided with the steamer JOHN DUNCAN, bound down, opposite Amherstburg at 7:45 last night. The DUNCAN's bow was smashed and she settled on the bottom at Bois Blanc Island. The WlNCONSIN passed up uninjured.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, May 24, 1906


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17110
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wisconsin (Propeller), collision, 23 May 1906