The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lincoln (Propeller), C92735?, sunk by ice, 8 Mar 1904

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The steamer LINCOLN of the Pelee Island Navigation Company sank at her winter moorings in the Detroit Harbor on Wednesday and now lies in 22 feet of water, with only her smokestack visible. It will take $300 to raise her.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, March 11, 1904

A contract has been let to raise the steamer LINCOLN, which sank at her dock at Windsor. The hole caused by the ice will be patched and pumps worked.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, March 17, 1904

      The steamer LINCOLN, which sank to the bottom of the river at Windsor some time ago, having been cut through by the ice, was raised yesterday by a force of divers. The boat can be repaired without going to dry-dock.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, April 6, 1904

Steam screw GREYHOUND. Official Canada No. 92735. Of 331 tons gross. Built Hamilton, Ont. 1888. Renamed LINCOLN, 1899, renamed as PREMIER in 1906. 130 x 25 x 9 - Disposition - Burnt Bruce Mines, Ont., Nov. 15, 1920.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships 1809 - 1930

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Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.30008 Longitude: -83.01654
William R. McNeil
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Lincoln (Propeller), C92735?, sunk by ice, 8 Mar 1904