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Lewiston (Propeller), aground, 30 Oct 1894


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Charlotte, Oct. 31 - The stmr. LEWISTON, Oswego to Duluth with coal, stranded about 18 miles west of here during the gale and rain storm last night.
The stmr. is supposed to be on a flat rock, with 16 ft. of water under her stern. The wind today is decreasing, but considerable of the sea is running and the stranded boat may suffer heavy loss.
The stmr. FLORENCE YATES, with wrecking outfit, was hurried to the LEWISTON this morning. The LEWISTON was formerly the SUSAN E. PECK.
She is owned by Capt. John Green of Buffalo and is valued at $90,000.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      October 31, 1894 7-1

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1894
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15877
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25506 Longitude: -77.61695
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lewiston (Propeller), aground, 30 Oct 1894