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City of Bangor (Propeller), U127131, collision, 8 May 1901


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      Detroit Mich., May 8. -The first collision incident to the rush of vessel after the receipts of news of the lifting of the ice blockade took place at 5 o'clock this morning when the swift current swung the sterns of the steamers L.C. WALDO and CITY OF BANGOR together as they hurried out of the cut. The crash was heard for alone distance. Both steamers are reported aground at the lower end of the canal and are liable to block the channel. The wrecker SAGINAW was sent to their assistance



      Chicago, Ill., May 8. - Capt C. H. Sinclair :telegraphs from Detroit. that the L.C. WALDO, CITY OF BANGOR and JOHN DUNCAN, which are aground, do not block the channel The steamers will float float soon as the water raises.
      Milwaukee Scrapbook
      May 8, 1901


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1901
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19420
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Bangor (Propeller), U127131, collision, 8 May 1901