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Oclemena (Propeller), U115182, aground, 27 Oct 1897

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Ogdensburg, Oct. 27 - The stmr. OCTEMA towing the KOBOKEN and ARGO went ashore in a fog this morning in the Narrows, 2 miles above Brockville. The steamer is well out on the rocks and the HOBOKEN is sunk. The ARGO is apparently uninjured. The OCTEMA was but recently ashore at the same place.
      Milwaukee Scrapbook
      October 27, 1897

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      Lake and river disasters are growing frequent. The steamer OCLEMA and barges ARGO and HOBOKEN are piled up on the rocks in the Narrows above Ogdensburg.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, October 28, 1897 4 - 1

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NOTE: The names OCTEMA and OCLEMA is a mistake, and should read OCLEMENA.

Steam screw OCLEMENA. U. S. No. 155182. Of 149.52 tons gross; 109.97 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1890. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 93.7 x 18.0 x 7.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Oclemena (Propeller), U115182, aground, 27 Oct 1897