The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Scotia (Propeller), U115271, collision, 1 Jun 1882

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By collision in Lake St. Clair yesterday the tug J.P. CLARK was sunk by the propeller SCOTIA, of the Commercial Line. The crew were saved. The CLARK measures 80 tons. She was built at Detroit in 1866, rated B 1, and was valued at about $10,000. Meisell of Detroit, is the owner. She is probably insured.
      The J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, June, 1882

Steam screw SCOTIA. U. S. No. 115271. Of 1502.01 gross tons; 1334.83 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1673. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 231.0 x 35.0 x 13.0. Of 480 nominal horse-power
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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Scotia (Propeller), U115271, collision, 1 Jun 1882