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City of Paris (Propeller), U126722, aground, 24 May 1903

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The propeller CITY OF PARIS, bound for Milwaukee with a load of coal, stranded in the thick fog Sunday night off North Point. She ran out three feet forward when she struck the beach. Part of her cargo was lightered and much was thrown into the lake. The PARIS was released last night and taken to dock for examination.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 26, 1903
Steam screw CITY OF PARIS. U. S. No. 126722. Of 2062 gross tons; 1714 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1891. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 298.0 x 41.0 x 21.0 Cred of 16. Of 1,000 indicated horsepower. Freight service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
William R. McNeil
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City of Paris (Propeller), U126722, aground, 24 May 1903