Egyptian (Propeller), U8988, collision, 22 Aug 1890
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TWO LAKE COLLISIONS.
The schooner TASMANIA, owned by Corrigan of Cleveland, worth $50,000, was sunk in 19 feet of water yesterday morning near the elbow in Lake George Flats by coming in collision with the J. H. WADE. The WADE was not much injured. The TASMANIA was in ballast with 500 tons of coal.
The steambarge EGYPTIAN and schooner BELLE HANSCOM collided yesterday morning near Marine City. Neither sunk, but everything forward of the knightheads on the HANSCOM was carried away.
Buffalo Evening News
August 23, 1890
Steam screw EGYPTIAN. U. S. No. 8988. Of 1429.78 tons gross; 1206.18 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 232.4 x 36.2 x 14.0 Of 708 nominal horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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