Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Shrewsbury (Steamboat), disabled machinery, 14 Jun 1896
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As the stmr. SHREWSBURY was coming up the river from Chippewa on her last trip last evening, some of her machinery became disabled. She signaled for help and was towed to her dock by the tug INTERNATIONAL. No one was hurt nor was there anything resembling a panic among her passengers.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 15, 1896 3-1

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      The SHREWSBURY which was disabled while coming up the river Sunday by the blowing out of a soft boiler plug, is again running regular trips.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 16, 1896 3-1

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Reason: disabled machinery
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
William R. McNeil
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Shrewsbury (Steamboat), disabled machinery, 14 Jun 1896