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Fred McBrier (Propeller), U120452, sunk by collision, 28 Sep 1890


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Owners of the steambarge FRED McBRIER have libeled the steambarge PROGRESS for $43,000 damages. A short time ago the McBRIER was run into and sunk by the PROGRESS, sinking immediately.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 14, 1890
     


While waiting for Pontoons with which to raise the steam barge OGEMAW, sunk off Big Bay de Noque, the Murphy Wrecking Company's steamer JOHMSON is searching for the steamer McBRIER, which was sunk by collision with the PROGRESS Sept. 28, 1890. The disaster occurred between Waugoshance and Skilagelee.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, August 12, 1892



FRED McBRIER. Built June 1881 Bulk Propeller -Wood
U. S. 120452 442 gt -354 nt 161' x 31' x 12'
Sunk in collision with stmr. PROGRESS October 3, 1890, in Straits of Mackinac.
      Frank Wheeler & Co. Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: sunk by collision
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1890
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McN.W.22253
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Fred McBrier (Propeller), U120452, sunk by collision, 28 Sep 1890