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Topeka (Propeller), U145510, aground, 25 Sep 1905


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Port Huron, Sept. 26. - The steamer TOPEKA, upbound with coal ran into the American bank near the water works docks early yesterday. Her bilge is now resting on an old sunken boiler. Repairs are being made to her steering gear and when completed it is believed she can be easily released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 26, 1905

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Steam screw TOPEKA. U. S. No. 145510. Of 1,376 tons gross; 1,111 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1889. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 228.3 x 36.0 x 19.2 Crew of 16. Freight service. Of 755 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.14889
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Topeka (Propeller), U145510, aground, 25 Sep 1905