The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Packet (Orillia, ON), September 16, 1881

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The steamer Columbia from Chicago to Collingwood, foundered in Lake Michigan, during the gale of Saturday night and fifteen lives were lost. The majority of the crew belonged to Collingwood. The schooner Regina, from Goderich to Owen Sound went down during the same storm The skipper Capt. Tripp, of Collingwood is the only one missing. By these misfortunes there are five widows and a number of orphans in Collingwood alone.

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September 16, 1881
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Bill Hester
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Packet (Orillia, ON), September 16, 1881