The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Princess Louise (Propeller), C77634, collision, 1891

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On Friday night the sloop CORA POST was coming up the river with 15,000 brick. There were no lights on board. The LOUISE struck her when she went down in a few minutes. Her crew had barely time to get on the steamer. The POST and cargo were not insured. Loss $3,000.
      Marine Review
      August 20, 1891

Kingston Ont. Sept. 24 - The steamer PRINCESS LOUISE, implicated in the sinking of the schooner CORA POST recently, is still under seizure. Action will be taken against the St Lawrence River Steamboat Company for the value of the POST. Capt. Rathwell owns her but she was chartered by the steamboat company.
      The Marine Review
      September 24, 1891

Steam screw PRINCESS LOUISE. Official Canada No. 77634. Of 115 tons gross; 71 tons net. Built Wolf Island, Ont., 1879. 94.0 x 18.5 x 4.9 Owned by H.C. Rothwell, of Kingston, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.76947 Longitude: -84.95258
William R. McNeil
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Princess Louise (Propeller), C77634, collision, 1891