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Cuba (Propeller), aground, 20 Nov 1887


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Sault Ste. Marie.---There is eleven feet of water in the forward hold of the steamer CUBA, aground in the Neebish Rapids, in the Sault River. It is thought that her cargo of 56,000 bushels of wheat is uninjured, as the vessel's steam pump keeps the water bottom free.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Nov. 24, 1887 p. 1


Propeller CUBA of 1,360 tons. Owned by Donaldson. Home port, Buffalo. Built 1872 and classed A 2. On November 20, 1887 the propeller with a cargo of wheat went ashore in the Sault. property loss, hull $2,500, cargo $1,500
      1887 Casualty List (Partial Loss)
      The Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Cargo: $1,500
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13708
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.35007 Longitude: -84.09994
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cuba (Propeller), aground, 20 Nov 1887