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Seneca (Propeller), aground, 17 May 1893


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The steamer SENECA went on a reef near Bay View yesterday but was easily hauled off by two tugs. This reef is a dangerous one and Capt. McCullough has marked it with a float for investigation. It is 3 miles from shore and about 7 miles from the breakwater light.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 17, 1893 3-4

      . . . . .

      It will cost $15,000 to repair the damage done to the SENECA and JEWETT by going on the rocks. (at Seneca Shoals)
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 19, 1893 3-4

      . . . . .

Named Seneca Shoal because of the above accident.



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Newspaper
Item Type:
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1893
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.16519
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.78589 Longitude: -78.88031
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Seneca (Propeller), aground, 17 May 1893