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Montana (Propeller), U90501, aground &c., 28 Aug 1897


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While the stm. MONTANA of the Western Line was entering Coit Slip yesterday morning it went on the rocks next to the channel. Tugs released her. While leaving the place where she grounded, the MONTANA struck the schr. BELLE HANSCOM, injuring that boat slightly. It is not known if the bottom of the MONTANA is seriously damaged.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      August 28, 1897 7-1


Steam screw MONTANA. U. S. No. 90501. Of 1,212 tons gross; 952 tons net. Built Port Huron, Mich., 1872. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 236.3 x 36.5 x 13.0 Crew of 22. Freight service. Of 500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground &c.
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16600
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Montana (Propeller), U90501, aground &c., 28 Aug 1897