The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Prussia (Propeller), fire, 12 Sep 1885


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Propeller PRUSSIA, of Port Arthur, built 1873 of 438 tons, with a cargo of sundries burned on Lake Superior September 12, 1885, and became a total loss. Value of loss $18,000.
      Total Losses on the Lakes, 1885
      Cleveland leader
      December 7, 1885

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      Steamer PRUSSIA, of St. Catharines, 458 tons register and 12 years old, bound from Fort William to Duluth, burned at Sand Island and became a total loss in 1885. Value of loss $8,000. [no date given]
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1885
      Department of Marine and Fisheries.

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: fire
Hull damage: $18,000
Freight: sundries
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17598
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 46.9791 Longitude: -90.94852
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Prussia (Propeller), fire, 12 Sep 1885