D. M. Wilson (Propeller), Y6772, aground, 1 Sep 1881
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THE PROPELLER WILSON.
Detroit, Sept. 30. -- The steambarge D. M. WILSON, which was aground in the Sault River, arrived here today leaking, and was placed in the dry-dock.
An expedition has gone to raise the tug SWAIN, sunk by collision at head of Bois Blanc Island.
Saturday, October 1, 1881
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The Detroit Post & Tribune: The steambarge D. M. WILSON, which was aground on the Sault River for four days, and which was forced to return here although she was bound to Lake Superior, has been placed in the dry-dock. On examination it was found that she required a new fore-foot, and that her iron shoe needed repairs. She will probably be detained till Tuesday next.
Tuesday, October 4, 1881
Steam screw D.M. WILSON. U. S. No. 6772. Of 757.76 tons gross; 591.74 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 179.1 x 32.7 x 12.2 Of 400 nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes