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St. Joseph (Scow), sunk by collision, 1 Oct 1877

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Port Huron, Oct. 19. - The propeller St. LOUIS, which was sunk in the Sault River, passed down today. The tug PRINDEVILLE's lighter, the schooner D. PROVOST, has been released from the beach at Presque Isle.
      The scow St. JOSEPH, which was run into by the schooner AMERICA near Beach Island, has been abandoned as a total loss.
      Cleveland Herald
      October 20, 1877

      The scow St. JOSEPH, which sank in Lake St. Clair last week, has been stripped and her cargo taken out. No effort will be made to raise her.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, October 23, 1877

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Reason: sunk by collision
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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St. Joseph (Scow), sunk by collision, 1 Oct 1877