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Nelson Mills (Propeller), U18755, sunk by collision, 6 Sep 1906


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The steamer NELSON MILLS sunk last week in the St. Clair River by collision with the steamer MILWAUKEE, has been abandoned as a total loss.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Sept. 12, 1906
     

      FINE IMPOSED ON STEAMER MILLS.
      Detroit, Sept. 27. -- In addition to the recent suspension of Mate Reuben Gowling and Capt. Warwick of the steamer J.E. MILLS [sic] recently sunk in the St. Clair River by collision with the steamer MILWAUkEE, a fine of $700 has been imposed on the boat by the Collector of Custons at Port Huron. As the boat is a total loss, the chance of the government to collect the fine is not bright.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 27, 1906


Steam screw N. MILLS. U. S. No. 18755. Of 391 tons gross. Built 1870. OnSeptember 6, 1906 vessel collided with steam screw MILWAUKEE. With 16 persons on board. Two lives lost.
      Loss of American Vessels reported During Fiscal Year, 1907

     
Steam screw NELSON MILLS. U. S. No. 18755. Of 391 tons gross; 305 tons net. Built Vicksburg, Mich., 1870. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 164.4 x 29.9 x 11.6 Crew of 14. Of 432 indicated horsepower. Freight service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903
     


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.W.24604
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Nelson Mills (Propeller), U18755, sunk by collision, 6 Sep 1906