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Thomson Kingsford (Propeller), U145223, sunk by collision, 8 Aug 1882

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The steam barge THOMSON KINGSFORD was sunk in collision with the steam barge SAXON on Tuesday at Belleville, Ont., near the Stone Mills. The KINGSFORD was loaded with lumber for Oswego and the SAXON was light. The KINGSFORD was struck with great force and sank almost immediately.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, August 10, 1882

      TOTAL LOSSES, 1882
      [Inter Ocean Casualty List]
Aug. 8. -- Steam-barge THOMAS KINGSFORD [sic] , by a collision. Crew saved.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, December, 1882

The steam barge KINGSFORD has been raised.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, August 16, 1882

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.16682 Longitude: -77.38277
William R. McNeil
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Thomson Kingsford (Propeller), U145223, sunk by collision, 8 Aug 1882