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Seattle (Propeller), U116524, aground, 12 Nov 1903

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SEATTLE Steambarge was wrecked off the N.W. tip of Green Island, in the Mink Group of Islands, Georgian Bay, November 11th. 1903 with a cargo of lumber freighted at Parry Sound for Detroit.. when about 40 miles out from Parry Sound her engine broke down and she was washed into the shallows off Green Island, a total wreck, but no lives lost.
      Toronto Globe
      Nov. 13, 1903

The captain of the steamer SEATTLE reports that the ship will be a total loss. She was wrecked on the shores of Georgian Bay recently.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, November 24, 1903


SEATTLE Steam screw of 498 tons Gross. 400 tons Net. Built 1892 at Oscada, Mich. Official U. S. Number 116524. 160.7 x 36.5 x 9.9 A Lake freighter, with a crew of 9. Home Port, Port Huron, Mich.
      List of Merchant Vessels of
      the United States for 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.375 Longitude: -80.421388
William R. McNeil
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Seattle (Propeller), U116524, aground, 12 Nov 1903