The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Thomas Cranage (Propeller), U145648, 29 Jul 1893

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The steamship THOMAS CRANAGE was launched at Bay City Saturday afternoon at 4:00 o'clock for the mcGraw transportation Co., by James davidson. Her keel is 304 feet, length overall is 325 feet. She has a 43 foot beam and is 26 feet deep. Her triple expansion engine is 20 and 33 and 54 by 43 inch stroke.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, July 31, 1893
Steam screw THOMAS CRANAGE. U.S. No. 145648. Of 2219.52 tons gross; 1855.59 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1893. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 305.0 x 43.0 x 20.7 Nominal horse power 800 [estimated]
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1895

An image is available in the Museum at Midland, Ont., of the THOMAS CRANAGE aground on the South Watcher Reef, Georgian Bay, Lake Huron, two tugs and another propeller are seen trying to assist her, but to no avail.

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Thomas Cranage (Propeller), U145648, 29 Jul 1893