Saginaw Valley (Propeller), U115769, collision, 30 Aug 1891
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Detroit, Aug. 29 - The damages to the steamer SAGINAW VALLEY in collision with the GREEN are the bulwarks stove in, and some stanchions broken. Her side is stove in about a foot; she is not leaking and proceeds on her way to Duluth.
August 30, 1891 7-5
NOTE:-- Renamed MERIDA.
SAGINAW VALLEY.* Built April 12, 1881 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 115769 620 gt -592 nt 161' x 31' x 10'
Lengthened 65' and rebuilt in 1897.
* Renamed (b) MERIDEN - US -1897
(c) KONGO -US -1903
(d) OVERLAND -Can -1917 ( C 134520)
Beached at Port Dalhousie, Ont., Lake Ontario, as breakwater for rifle range in 1926; later broken up.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
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