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Clinton (Propeller), C72951, aground, 25 May 1892

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Sault Ste. Marie, May 25. - Canadian steam-barge CLINTON, grain laden from Port Arthur to Kingston struck rocks near Topsail Island this morning. She was beached to save her from sinking. There are now four feet of water in her hold and her cargo will prove a heavy loss.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, May 25, 1892

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Steam screw CLINTON. Official Canada No. 72951. Of 430 gross tons; 292 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1874. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 138.0 x 23,8 x 12.0 Owned by James Matthews, of Toronto, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.496388 Longitude: -84.297222
William R. McNeil
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Clinton (Propeller), C72951, aground, 25 May 1892