The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Russia (Propeller), U110063, aground, 13 May 1897

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Mackinaw City, May 13. -- The steamer RUSSIA, of the Lackawanna line, down bound, ran ashore at Mackinaw Point in the thick fog at 5:30 this morning. The steamer was going slow, and is not on hard.
      Mackinaw City, May 13. -- The wrecker FAVORITE released the stranded steamer RUSSIA at 3:30 o'clock this afternoon. The only injury is a slight damage to upper works where the tow line broke a few stanchions.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      May 14, 1897
      Steam screw RUSSIA. U. S. No. 110063. Of 1,501.77 tons gross; 1,334.57 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1872. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Of 502 H. P.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Russia (Propeller), U110063, aground, 13 May 1897