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Wissahickon (Propeller), U80598, aground, 12 Jul 1885

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Propeller WISSAHICKON, of Erie, built 1876, of 1616 tons. On July 12, 1885 vessel stranded at Point Edward, Lake Huron with a cargo of merchandise. A partial loss. Valued of loss $1,500.
      Cleveland Leader [Casualty list]
      December 7, 1885

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WISSAHICKON.* Built June 1, 1876 Package freight prop. - Wood
U. S. No. 80598 1619 gt -1423 nt 238' x 35' x 14'
* Renamed (b) WASAGA - Can -1907 (C 117084)
Burned November 6, 1910, at Copper Harbor, Mich., Lake Superior.
      Buffalo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great lakes Marine Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

Steam screw WISSAHICKON. U. S. No. 80598. Of 1,619.53 tons gross; 1,423.37 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y. 1876. Home port, Erie, Pa.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,500
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.005555 Longitude: -82.398611
William R. McNeil
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Wissahickon (Propeller), U80598, aground, 12 Jul 1885