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Manchester (Propeller), U92087, collision, 17 Jun 1906

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A collision occurred at Harbor Beach in Lake Huron yesterday between the steamers STEEL KING and MANCHESTER. There was a heavy fog on at the time of the collision. Both vessels were heavily loaded. The MANCHESTER rammed the STEEL KING abreast of No. 7 hatch, cutting a bad hole in the plating.
      It was necessary for the STEEL KING to go into repairs at Harbor Beach, while the MANCHESTER proceeded on her way. The STEEL KING is captained by William F. Delany of Buffalo.
      The Buffalo Times
      June 18, 1906

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Steam screw MANCHESTER. U. S. No. 92087. Of 2,132 tons gross; 1,611 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1889. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 281.0 x 41.0 x 20.0 Passenger service. Crew of 18. Of 1,200 indicated horsepower
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
William R. McNeil
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Manchester (Propeller), U92087, collision, 17 Jun 1906