Owego (Propeller), U155153, collision, 23 Nov 1902
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STEAMER SUNK IN DETROIT RIVER.
Detroit, Mich., Nov. 24. - The steamer CHILI of Buffalo, was sunk in the Detroit River off Amherstburg, Ont., in a collision with the steamers OWEGO and H.B. TUTTLE, yesterday, and now lies in 22 feet of water just outside the channel of Ballards Reef.
She has a big hole in her starboard side at the third gangway, where the nose of the OWEGO plowed into her. The CHILI is 320 feet long. She is owned by M.M. Drake of Buffalo. The OWEGO was slightly damaged.
Buffalo Evening News
November 24, 1902
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Steam screw OWEGO. U. S. No. 155153. Of 2611 gross tons; 1776 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1888. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 325.7 x 41.2 x 14.6 Crew of 20 Of 1,000 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes