Alfred Krupp (Schooner), U107242, aground, 23 Apr 1906
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There was another stranding at the Lime Kiln Crossing yesterday, when the big steel trust barge KRUPP whent on the rocks of the east bank, where the SMEATON struck last Friday. The KRUPP is out more than a foot and will have to be lightered. She is up-bound with a cargo of coal, in tow of the steamer GILBERT.
The Buffalo Times
April 24, 1906
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KRUPP GOES ON AT LIMEKILNS.
Amherstburg, April 24. - The KRUPP, bound up with coal, went on the east bank of the Limekilns, on the exact spot where the SMEATON landed last Friday. She is out about 18 inches forward. The wrecker NEWMAN is lightering her cargo.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, April 24, 1906
ALFRED KRUPP. Built Sept. 12, 1896 Barge - steel
U. S. No. 107242. 3259 gt - 3124 nt 352' x 44.2' x 22.3'
Scuttled as temporary breakwater at Two Creeks, Wis., Lake Michigan in summer 1967.
Chicago Steam Boat Co. Master Shipbuilding List
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