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Antelope (Propeller), U571, disabled machinery, 29 Aug 1873

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The stmb. ANTELOPE, which left port Thursday night with 6 lumber barges in tow, was compelled to return to port on account of some difficulty with her boier, requiring the blowing off of the steam. She left again about noon yesterday.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 30 , 1873 3-5

Steamer ANTELOPE. U. S. No. 571. Of 915.19 tons and 600 horse power. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
Steam screw ANTELOPE. U. S. No. 571. Of 600 tons. Built Newport, Mich., 1861 by J.L. Wolverton, 201.6 x 31.7 x 12.0 Burned at Buffalo Nov. 1867 rebuilt as steam barge at Detroit 1868. Foundered Lake Superior, 1897.
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: disabled machinery
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Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Antelope (Propeller), U571, disabled machinery, 29 Aug 1873