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Shawnee (Schooner), U115140, aground, 16 May 1911


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SHAWNEE Schooner Barge. Official U.S. Number 115140, of 571 tons gross. Built 1873, Stranded at Cleveland, Ohio, May 16, 1911. A total loss, a crew of six, but no lives lost.
      Reported Loss of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List of U. S. 1911

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      MARINE NEWS FROM ALL PORTS.
      The low water in all the lakes and waterways connections is still claiming attention through the unusual number of vessels running aground all over the Great Lakes. The steamer M.T. GREENE out of Cleveland, stranded on a shoal west of Devil Island, Lake Huron, in a heavy fog last Thursday night and is still lying in an exposed condition. The barge SHAWNEE which foundered outside of Cleveland, was in tow of the GREENE coming out of Cleveland.
      The steamer ANDREW UPSON, bound down, is reported aground at the head of Russel's Island.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, May 22, 1911




      SHAWNEE Built 1874 Schooner - Wood
      U. S. No. 115140 571 gt - 543 nt 178' x 33' x 12'
      Stranded ¼ mile northwest of Cleveland, Ohio, Lake Erie, May 16, 1911.
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Instutitute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5787
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Shawnee (Schooner), U115140, aground, 16 May 1911