The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Glasgow (Propeller), U126729, aground, 17 Sep 1905

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Milwaukee, Sept. 19. - The steamer CITY OF GLASGOW, which stranded off Lake Park, north of this city, was released by the tugs STARKE yesterday afternoon, after having been aground 26 hours. Several hundred tons of the boat's cargo of soft coal was thrown overboard, a crew of fifty having been taken out to the wreck.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 19, 1905

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Steam screw CITY OF GLASGOW. U. S. No. 126729. Of 2,002 tons gross; 1,672 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich.,1891. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 297.0 x 41.0 x 20.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
William R. McNeil
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City of Glasgow (Propeller), U126729, aground, 17 Sep 1905