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Mark Hopkins (Propeller), U91993, sunk by collision, 23 Sep 1895

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The steamer VANDERBILT ran down and sunk the steamer MARK HOPKINS in Mud Lake, near the Soo today. The crew is safe.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, September 27, 1895

Detour, Mich., July 14. -- The steamer MARK HOPKINS, which was sunk in Mud lake on September 23 last by collision with the steamer VANDERBILT, has at last been raised. She passed down this morning at 3 o'clock in tow of the tug BROCKWAY. The HOPKINS had a cargo of corn, most of which had to be thrown overboard.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      Tuesday, July 14, 1896

Lester of Marine City is rebuilding the steamer MARK HOPKINS, which was sunk by the VANDERBILT in Hay lake during 1895.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, December 14, 1896
Steam screw MARK HOPKINS. U. S. No. 91993. Of 732.00 tons gross;493.70 tons net. Built 1888 at Grand Haven, Mich. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 186.0 x 32.6 x 14.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
William R. McNeil
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Mark Hopkins (Propeller), U91993, sunk by collision, 23 Sep 1895