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Oregon (Propeller), U155065, aground, 23 Aug 1908

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Thessalon, Ont., August 24. -- The steamer OREGON, owned by J. W. Squires, Chicago, loaded with pulpwood, ran aground on Dyment Shoal at 10 o'clock Saturday night. Fire broke out and the steamer is a total loss. Part of the cargo was saved.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 24, 1908

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OREGON Propeller. U. S. No. 155065. Built 1882, of 779 Gross Tons. August 23, 1908 vessel stranded at Thessalon, Lake Huron, and became a total loss. Of 13 persons on board, no lives were lost.
      Loss of U. S. Vessels Reported in
      Fiscal Year 1909. M.V.U.S., 1909

Steam screw OREGON. U. S. No. 155065. Of 536.08 tons gross; 363.67 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1882. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 197.0 x 33.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: pulpwood
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.25006 Longitude: -83.5666
William R. McNeil
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Oregon (Propeller), U155065, aground, 23 Aug 1908