The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Acme (Tug), sunk by collision, 22 Apr 1902

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It was reported yesterday that the pilot house of the tug ACME, sunk by the WILKESBARRE some days ago, was found floating in the river at Niagara Falls. The tugs name appeared on a piece found. The finding of the piece of wreckage is no indication that the tug is breaking up, as the woodwork was old and not particularly strong.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 22, 1902

The tug ACME of the Greal Lakes Towing Co run down and sunk in the lake off Buffalo early this spring by the Lehigh Valley Line steamer WILKESBARRE has been declared a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, August 5, 1902

Steam screw ACME. U. S. No. 107039. Of 58 tons gross; 29 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1893. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 60.8 x 17.0 x 9.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1901

Steam screw ACME. U. S. No. 107039. Of 58 tons gross. Built 1893. On April 15, 1902 vessel collided with steam screw WILKESBARRE off Buffalo breakwater, N.Y., with four persons on board. No lives lost.
      Loss of American Vessels reported During Fiscal Year, 1907

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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Acme (Tug), sunk by collision, 22 Apr 1902