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Saginaw Valley (Propeller), U115769, aground, 1 Nov 1893


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THE SAGINAW VALLEY ASHORE.
      Escanaba, Mich., Nov. 1. - The steamer SAGINAW VALLEY is ashore 18+ miles north of Poverty Island Light, and will be a total loss together with her cargo.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, November 1, 1893 p.4, c.1

      . . . . .
     
      The steamer SAGINAW VALLEY was ashore 18 miles north of Poverty Island Lighthouse but was released Monday.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, November 2, 1893



SAGINAW VALLEY.* Built April 12, 1881 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 115769 620 gt -592 nt 161' x 31' x 10'
Lengthened 65' and rebuilt in 1897.
* Renamed (b) MERIDEN - US -1897
      (c) KONGO -US -1903
      (d) OVERLAND -Can -1917 ( C 134520)
Beached at Port Dalhousie, Ont., Lake Ontario, as breakwater for rifle range in 1926; later broken up.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1893
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14955
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saginaw Valley (Propeller), U115769, aground, 1 Nov 1893