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Alvin A. Turner (Propeller), U105227, sunk, 1 Apr 1874

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The prop. A.A. TURNER, loaded with lumber bound for Ogdensburg, ran on a rock below Cape Vincent, sprung a leak and was obliged to run ashore Friday night during a snow storm. A lighter and steam pumps are assisting her.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 4, 1874 3-5

      Propeller Barge A.A. TURNER, struck a rock at Cape Vincent, and sunk, April 1874. Loss $2,200.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

Steam screw ALVIN A. TURNER. U. S. No. 105227. Of 309 tons gross; 220 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich, 1873. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 135.2 x 26.0 x 11.5 Freight service. Crew of 9. Of 350 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904


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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $2,200
Remarks: Raised
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.12783 Longitude: -76.333
William R. McNeil
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Alvin A. Turner (Propeller), U105227, sunk, 1 Apr 1874