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City of Paris (Propeller), U126722, damaged wheel, 14 May 1892

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Chicago, May 13 - The CITY OF PARIS broke her wheel in Chicago River, and will be towed to Buffalo by the HECLA.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 14, 1892 6-5

The tug GEE got in all right from Erie yesterday with the CITY OF PARIS, which is to have a new wheel.
      Buffalo Morning express
      May 24, 1892 6-5

Steam screw CITY OF PARIS. U. S. No. 126722. Of 2062 gross tons; 1714 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1891. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 298.0 x 41.0 x 21.0 Cred of 16. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower. Freight service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Reason: damaged wheel
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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City of Paris (Propeller), U126722, damaged wheel, 14 May 1892