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R. C. Reid (Propeller), U110824, condemned, 24 May 1895


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The hull of the steamer REID, that sank at the conjuction of the St. Joseph and Paw Paw Rivers and the ship canal, has caused a sand bar to form. The harbor master of Benton Harbor will have the wreck raised or blow it up with dynamite.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      September 29, 1896


      St. Joseph, May 24. -- The hull of the steamer R.C. REID, which was sunk in the river channel for nearly two years, was raised today and towed into the lake and abandoned.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      May 25, 1897


      Steam screw R.C. REID. U. S. No. 110824. Of 460.71 gross tons; 337.12 tons net. Built Saugatuck, Mich, 1889. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 129.0 x 25.6 x 10.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1894
     

      Steam screw CITY OF LOUISVILLE.* U. S. No. 110824. Of 554 gross tons; 451 tons net. Built Saugatuck, Mich, 1889. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 177.7 x 26.1 x 10.0
      * Formerly steam screw R.C. REID
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1900
     


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Reason: condemned
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt & renamed
Date of Original:
1895
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19854
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.10976 Longitude: -86.48002
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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R. C. Reid (Propeller), U110824, condemned, 24 May 1895