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Abercorn (Propeller), U105361, collision, 9 Aug 1885

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Propeller ABERCORN, of Marine City, built 1873 and of 260 tons. On August 9, 1885, with a cargo of coal, the propeller was in a collision on the St. Clair River. Damaged to the amount of $1,300.
      Cleveland Leader [Casualty list]
      December 7, 1885

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Steam screw ABERCORN. U. S. No. 105361. Of 260.79 tons gross; 190.83 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1884 ? Home port, Marine City, Mich. 126.1 x 26.1 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
NOTE:- The Merchant Vessel List for 1884 and 1885 are in error as to the date of build for ABERCORN, which was 1874 and not 1884.

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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $1,300
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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Abercorn (Propeller), U105361, collision, 9 Aug 1885