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Samoa (Propeller), U145229, aground, 23 Aug 1905


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The steamer SAMOA, which grounded on Simmons Reef, was yesterday released by the tug FAVORITE. Examination shows that she suffered only a slight damage.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 25, 1905

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Steam screw SAMOA.* U.S. No. 145229. Of 1,096.00 tons gross; 836.56 tons net. Built 1880 at Detroit, Mich. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 205.5 x 34.5 x 17.7 of 900 horse power [nominal].
* formerly steam screw THOMAS W. PALMER.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1889
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16951
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Samoa (Propeller), U145229, aground, 23 Aug 1905