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Sitka (Propeller), U116174, overboard &c., 21 Oct 1887


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Buffalo.---The terrible gale of Sunday night rose to 66 miles per hour. Many minor accidents are reported. The propeller SITKA came in with one deck house smashed by the sea and lost a deck hand overboard off Long Point; his name is unknown. She left her consort, ANNABEL WILSON, at Point Pelee
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 27, 1887 p. 4



SITKA Built August 1887 Bulk Propeller -Wood
U. S. No. 116174 1740 gt -1227 nt 272.5'x 40.5' x 19.4'
Stranded on ledge off Point Au Sable. Lake Superior, October 4. 1904; went to pieces a short time later.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: overboard &c.
Lives: 1
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13626
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sitka (Propeller), U116174, overboard &c., 21 Oct 1887