Roman (Propeller), U110932, collision, 10 Oct 1891
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The wreck of the BIRCKHEAD at the Limekiln Crossing is also a most dangerous obstruction to navigation. She was sunk by the ROMAN. A light will be shown on the wreck until its removal.
Monday, October 12, 1891
The barge MARY BIRKHEAD, which collided with the steamer ROMAN in Detroit River Friday night, and sank forming an obstruction at Limekiln Crossing, will be removed before long. Collector of Customs Gott, at Amherstburg, on Monday received from Peter H. Fick of Saginaw, the owner of the barge, formal notice of abandonment.
Wednesday, October 14, 1891
The barge MARY BIRKHEAD, which lies in the Limekiln channel, will be blown up with dynamite.
Thursday, October 22, 1891
Steam screw ROMAN. U. S. No. 110932. Of 2,348.43 tons gross; 1,875.23 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1891. Home port, Cleveland, O. 296.2 x 40.4 x 21.1
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes