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W. B. Morley (Propeller), U81391, aground, 9 Aug 1905

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STEAMER MORLEY ASHORE, Harbor Beach, Aug. 10. - The steamer W.B. MORLEY, bound from Chicago to Buffalo, with corn, is ashore at Port Hope. The steamer ran out two feet when she struck but the weather is fine and the lighter ordered to the steamer may get her afloat without great loss.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 10, 1905

Steam screw Wm. B. MORLEY, of 1747 tons. Built West Bay City, 1892. Owned by Wallace Bros. Home port, Detroit. Value, $65,000 Class A 1 1/2 * Built of wood.
      The Inland Lloyds
      Vessel Register, 1903
Steam screw W.B. MORLEY. U. S. No. 81391. Of 1,747 tons. Built Marine City 1892 by Morley & Hill. 240,0 x 42,5 x 20.9 Sold Canada 1916 Official Canada No. 138093
      Herman Runge Notes

Screw propeller W.B. MORLEY. Official Canada No. 138093. Of 1913 tons gross; 1087 tons reg. Built Marine City, Mich., 1892. Home port, Montreal, Que. 248.0 x 42.2 x 23.0 Owned by the Lachine Transportation & Coal Co., Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1920

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94084 Longitude: -82.71271
William R. McNeil
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W. B. Morley (Propeller), U81391, aground, 9 Aug 1905