Canadiana (Propeller), U207479, struck bridge, 8 Feb 1960
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February 8, 1960
The excursion steamer CANADIANA has been cleared of blame in its collision July 30, 1958, with a railroad bridge over the Maumee River by a Common Pleas Court Jury in Toledo. Damages totaling
$4,966 were denied the Toledo Terminal Railroad which claimed the ship failed to signa1and was going too fast. Still pending is a $125,000 damage suit against the railroad which claims that the bridge was swung into the vessel after being opened for a freighter that preceded the CANADIANA.
March 1960 p. 57&58
Steam screw CANADIANA. U. S. No. 207479. Of 974 tons gross; 427 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1910. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 209.7 x 45.0 x 15.8 Crew of 25. Passenger service. 1,100 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
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Ohio, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes