The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oregon (Propeller), U155065, aground, 20 Oct 1905


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Chicago. Oct. 27. - The steamer OREGON, was released from the beach near Houghton where she was thrown by the recent gale, and will be towed to Milwaukee for repairs. The OREGON was resting in four feet of water and it was 500 feet out before the eleven foot mark was reached in the lake. Steam pumps were put on the boat and a tug was employed in dredging a channel through the sand to deep water. The wreckers are given credit for having accomplished so difficult a task in 27 hours.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 27, 1905

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      Marquette, Oct. 30. - The steamer OREGON, recently ashore at Partridge Island, left for Milwaukee this afternoon in tow of the tug GENERAL.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 30, 1905

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Steam screw OREGON. U. S. No. 155065. Of 536.08 tons gross; 363.67 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1882. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 197.0 x 33.0 x 13.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17025
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.60215 Longitude: -87.41569
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oregon (Propeller), U155065, aground, 20 Oct 1905