The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. L. Wetmore (Propeller), U80196, aground, 9 Sep 1887


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Alpena.---The propeller which was reported on Sturgen Point proved to be the propeller W.L. WETMORE, ore laden, bound from Ashland for Ashtabula. She was released during the night and left, bound down.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 15, 1887 p. 5


Port Huron.---The tug W.A. MOORE, Captain H. Arms, was coming down Lake Huron the 9th. and sighted the W.L. WETMORE, aground on Sturgeon Point. She let go her tow of four vessels and pulled off the WETMORE. The latter picked up her consort and went on her way all O. K.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Sept. 15, 1887 p. 5


Steam screw W.L. WETMORE. U. S. No. 80196 Of 1216 gross tons. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1871 by Quayle & Martin. 213.7 x 33.4 x 12.6 Wrecked Rabbit Island, Georgian Bay November 29, 1901
      Herman Runge List
     
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13557
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.71362 Longitude: -83.26997
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. L. Wetmore (Propeller), U80196, aground, 9 Sep 1887