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R. T. Roy (Propeller), U110910, sunk by ice, 15 Dec 1895

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The tug ROY was crushed into matchwood before she sank in the ice in attempts to relieve the steamer PANTHER near Amherstburg this past week
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, december 19, 1895
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      A report has come from Monroe that the hull of the tug ROY which was crushed by ice in December 1895, has been found.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, April 7, 1897

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Tug R.T. ROY. Sunk by Ice on December 15, 1895. Loss $12,000
      Lake Disasters of 1895 [ total losses ]
      Door County Advocate, Wis.
      Saturday, January 11, 1896
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Steam screw R.T. ROY. U.S. No. 110910. Of 23.54 tons gross; 15.02 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1891. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 54.0 x 14.2 x 5.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

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R. T. Roy (Propeller), U110910, sunk by ice, 15 Dec 1895