The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
New York (Propeller), U130157, collision, 1900

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The Union Transit Co., has paid the E. & W. Transit Co., $49,000 damages for the loss of the CONEMAUGH, which was sunk by the NEW YORK near Detroit three years ago. She was raised and is now in service between Buffalo and Chicago. The E. & W. Transit Co., sued the Union Transit Co., for $70,000 charging that the captain of the NEW YORK had violated the rules of navigation.
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      May 29, 1903

NEW YORK Built 1879 Package Freight Prop. -Wood
U. S. No. 130157 1921 gt -1751 nt 268.9' x 36.9' x 16.2'
Reduced to bulk propeller in 1908.
Burned and sank October 1, 1910, at South Point, near Thunder Bay, Lake Huron.
      Buffalo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great lakes marine research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Reason: collision
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
William R. McNeil
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New York (Propeller), U130157, collision, 1900