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Arctic (Propeller), U203099, collision, 8 Jul 1916


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ARCTIC Steam Propeller, of 9 Gross Tons, Built 1906, Official U. S. Number 203099. with 3 persons on board, vessel in collision at Buffalo, Lake Erie. No lives being lost, but vessel classed as a total loss.
      Loss of American Vessels reported during 1917
      Merchant Vessel List of the U. S. for 1917



      DIVER GEO. WYERS HAS OFFER FROM SEEKERS OF TREASURE.
      George Wyers, Buffalo diver, who raised the supply boat ARCTIC in the Buffalo River a few days ago, has been offered inducements to join the expedition that is about to try and recover the treasure from the steamer MERIDA [ocean].........
      Wyers worked on the wreck of the EMPRESS OF IRELAND about two years ago in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and helped to recover a good many bodies. He also worked on the wreck of the W. C. RICHARDSON off Buffalo a few years ago, and last year he helped in the wrecking of the steamer WESTERN STAR in Georgian Bay. He is now with the American Towing Co., at this port.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      July 19, 1916



NOTE - ARCTIC listed in Merchant Vessels List of U. S. A.. 1916 but absent in the 1917 issue.


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1916
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Local identifier:
McN.W.7419
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Arctic (Propeller), U203099, collision, 8 Jul 1916