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Wallula (Propeller), U80897, aground, 1 May 1887


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Capt Thomas Wilson, of Cleveland, was in the city this weekend on business and to look after the damages, if any, on the WALLULA, which will be docked for examination and repairs. She is said to be leaking considerably since her release from Pan Cake Shoal, Lake Superior, where she grounded in a fog on her passage down from Two Harbors with a load of ore. She jettisoned several hundred tons before being released.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. June 2, 1887 p.5


Propeller WALLULA, of 1,416 tons. Built 1882. Owned by Wilson. Port of hail, Cleveland. Classed as A 1. On May 22, 1887, the propeller with a cargo of ore, went ashore on Lake Superior. A partial loss with property loss of $5,000 hull and $2,500 on the cargo.
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


Steam screw WALLULA. U. S. No. 80897. Of 1924.34 tons gross; 1415.70 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1882. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 260.2 x 39.8 x 21.9. Of 1,850 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
     


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $5,000
Cargo: $2,500
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13433
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.9125 Longitude: -84.816666
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Wallula (Propeller), U80897, aground, 1 May 1887