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Richard Martini (Propeller), U56508, sunk by collision, 13 Oct 1892

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Amherstburg, Oct. 13. -- In a dense fog this morning, an unknown schooner collided with and sank the steambarg RICHARD MARTINI at Bar Point. The MARTINI was bound up, light. The crew were uninjured. She is now lying in 19 feet of water, and the wrecker SAGINAW with a steam pump has gone to look at her.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, October 13, 1892
Detroit, Oct. 14. -- After pumping out the MARTINI, sunk yesterday at Bar Point, and bring her to dry dock here, Wrecker SAGINAW proceeded to the relief of the steamer R. P. FLOWER, aground at the Flats.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, October 14, 1892

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
William R. McNeil
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Richard Martini (Propeller), U56508, sunk by collision, 13 Oct 1892