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L. C. Waldo (Propeller), U141421, collision, 20 May 1896

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Cleveland, May 21 - The owners of the stm. CHOCTAW, sunk at the Soo yesterday by collision with the WALDO, have no report regarding the cause of the collision, but they are holding the crew on board the vessel and depositions will be taken at the Sault.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 22, 1896 5-1

      Sault Ste. Marie, May 22 - The CHOCTAW will not be afloat before 10 days. The wrecker FAVORITE began working this morning.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      May 23, 1896 3-1

A survey on the steamer WALDO at Cleveland shows that she will require a new stem and eighteen new bow plates in consequence of her recent collision with the steamer CHOCTAW near Sailors' Encampment, Sault passage
      Evening Wisconsin
      May 27, 1896

L.C. WALOO,* Built March 7, 1896 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 141421 4244 gt-3290 nt 387.3' x 48' x 23.8'
Lengthened 84' in 1905.
* Renamed (b) RIVERTON - Can -1915 (C 137898)
      (c) MOHAWK DEER - Can -1944
While under tow for scrapping at Spezia, Italy, broke tow line on night of November 6/7,1967, and stranded at Portofino, Italy. in Gulf of Genoa.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

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Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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William R. McNeil
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L. C. Waldo (Propeller), U141421, collision, 20 May 1896