Corsica (Propeller), U126474, collision, 1895
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A loss of about $36,500 must be settled as a result of the steamer ROBERT L. FRYER's injuries through being sunk in the Sault river after her collision with the Mutual line steamer CORSICA. About $26,500 will be required to cover injuries to the hull, $3,000 for loss on machinery and $8,000 for raising the vessel. The FRYER is in one of the docks of the dry dock company, Detroit, and repairs on her will be hurried. Smith, Davis & Co. of Buffalo sustain a loss of about 60 per cent. of this risk and the balance is divided between Worthington & Sill, David Vance, C. W. Elphicke & Co. and C. A. Macdonald & Co.
November 7, 1895
Steam screw CORSICA. U. S. No. 126474. Of 2,364 tons gross; 1,786 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1888. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 299.5 x 40.8 x 21.0 Crew of 21. Of 1,200 indicated horsepower. Iron built.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes