The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Progress (Propeller), U150205, 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 ddisaster occurred between Waugoshance and Skilagelee.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, August 12, 1892
Steam screw PROGRESS. U. S. No. 150205. Of 1596.20 tons gross; 1309.95 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1880. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 255.0 x 37.0 x 19.8.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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William R. McNeil
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Progress (Propeller), U150205, collision, 28 Sep 1890