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Kaliyuga (Propeller), U14458, aground, 24 Jul 1897

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Amherstburg, Ont., July 25. -- The steamer KALIYUGA, bound down with ore, struck on Ballard's Reef last night. She came in here at 2 o'clock this morning badly damaged aft. A diver and steam pump was sent for from Detroit, and after temporary repairs the steamer left at 5 o'clock.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      July 26, 1897

Propeller KALIYUGA, U.S. No. 14458, of 1,941 gross tons. Built 1887, with a crew of 17 persons foundered October 19, 1905 on Lake Huron, with the loss of all 17 persons. Vessel a total loss.
      Loss of American Vessels
      1906, List of Merchant Vessels of U. S. A.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.1556 Longitude: -83.12992
William R. McNeil
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Kaliyuga (Propeller), U14458, aground, 24 Jul 1897