Thomas Wilson (Propeller), U145616, collision, 4 May 1897
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Whaleback steamer THOMAS WILSON ran into its consort barge 127 near Port Huron yesterday. A hole was punched in the side of the barge and she is leaking.
Buffalo Evening News
Wednesday, May 5, 1897
THOMAS WILSON. Built April 30, 1892 Whaleback Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 145616. 1713 gt - 1318 nt 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0
Sunk in collision with steamer GEORGE G. HADLY, June 7, 1902, 1 miles south of Duluth, Minn., piers; 9 lives lost.
American Barge Co., Superior, Master Shipbuilding List
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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