Algoma (Propeller), U106022, aground, 20 Dec 1883
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St. Ignace, Mich., Dec. 20 -- The steamer ALGOMAH ran ashore near here tonight in a thick snowstorm.
The ALGOMAH is a large ferry steamer, fitted up especially for hard weather and ice. She measures 360 tons. She was built at Detroit by the Detroit Drydock Company in 1881. She rates A 1 and is valued at $45,000. She is owned by the Mackinaw Transportation Company.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, December, 1883
Steam paddle ALGOMAH. U. S. No. 106022. Of 486.28 gross tons; 359.88 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1881. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 127.0 x 33.0 x 11.1.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
NOTE:- The 1885 Merchant Vessel List is in error regarding being a steam paddle, the ALGOMAH was a steam screw.
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Remarks: Got off
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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