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Otego (Propeller), aground, 12 Jul 1888

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Smith, Davis & Co. received word today that the prop. OTEGO stranded last night near Port Colborne on her way to Buffalo from Portage with a cargo of stone. She is being lightered and Carter's tugs are working to relase her.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 12, 1888 3-7

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      Smith, Davis & Co. received word today that the prop. OTEGO which stranded near Port Colborne has been released, and has gone into that port to reload her lightered cargo of dressed stone.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 13, 1888 3-6

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      After a survey of the prop. OTEGO, which was stranded at Port Colborne, it was found that her hull was damaged to the extent of $3,500.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      July 17, 1888 3-1

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: stone
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
William R. McNeil
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Otego (Propeller), aground, 12 Jul 1888