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Telegram (Propeller), C85479, aground, 1 Nov 1908

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Collingwood, Sept, 2. -- The passenger steamer TELEGRAM went on Jackson Shoal early yesterday and the passengers were taken off by the tug SAUCY JIM. The steamer lies in an exposed position and may go to pieces.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 2, 1908
TELEGRAM. Official Canada No. 85479. Of 322 gross tons. Built Collingwood, Ont, 1885. 108 x 21 x 9. DISPOSITION - Burnt Fitzwilliam Island, Ont., November 1, 1908.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships, 1809 - 1930
TELEGRAM. Official Canada No. 85479. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. Of 134 tons. Stranded Rattlesnake Harbour, Lake Huron, October 1, 1908.
      Department of Transport, Casualty List, 1908
NOTE:- - Rattlesnake Harbour is located on Fitzwilliam Island.

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William R. McNeil
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Telegram (Propeller), C85479, aground, 1 Nov 1908