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Lansdowne (Steamboat), C88629, collision, 15 Jul 1885

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Steamer LANSDOWNE, of Detroit injured by collision at Detroit July 15, 1885. Cargo of sundries. Partial casualty with the amount of loss estimated at $13,000.
      Cleveland Leader [Casualty list]
      December 7, 1885

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      Steamer LANSDOWNE, built Wyandotte, Mich., 1884. Canadian Reg. No. 88629. A paddle-wheel train ferry 294 x 41 x 13 of 1571 gross tons. Still in service 1930
      Premiminary List of Canadian
      Steamships, 1809 - 1930

      Paddlewheel steamer LANSDOWNE. Canadian Official No. 88629. Of 1570 tons gross; 907 tons Reg. Built 1884 at Wyandotte, U.S. Home port, Windsor, Ont. 291 x 41.3 x 13.0 Owned by Grand Trunk Railway Co., Montreal.
      Vessels on Canadian Registry Books. 1886

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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $13,000
Freight: sundries
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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Lansdowne (Steamboat), C88629, collision, 15 Jul 1885