The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Montgomery (Schooner), U16467, sunk by collision, 5 Sep 1898

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The barge MONTGOMERY lies in 21 feet of water in lake St. Clair as a result of a collision on Lake St. Clair Monday with the Whaleback 137.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, September 6, 1898

The barge MONTGOMERY, which was sunk in collision with a whaleback barge in tow of the steamer MCDOUGALL in Lake St. Clair, has been raised and towed to Detroit by the wrecker T.W. SNOOK.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 21, 1898
Schooner MONTGOMERY. U. S. No. 16467. Of 709 tons gross; 676 tons net. Built Newport, Mich., 1856. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio. 204.0 x 34.0 x 13.8
      Merchant vessel List, U. S. A., 1898

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
William R. McNeil
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Montgomery (Schooner), U16467, sunk by collision, 5 Sep 1898