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Monkshaven (Propeller), C131333, aground, 29 Nov 1905


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Sault Ste. Marie, Dec. 1. - The freighter MONKSHAVEN of the Algoma Central Line, which left here on Sunday for Fort William for a grain cargo, was wrecked near Pie Island, Lake Superior, on Monday. The crew arrived at Fort William last night.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 1, 1905

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      STEAMER MONKSHAVEN MAY BE TOTAL LOSS.
Fort William. June 22. --The wrecking tug JAMES REID has arrived here from Duluth to attempt to release the steamer MONKSHAVEN, which was blown ashore on Pie Island during the big storm last fall, The steamer is in very bad shape and may be a total loss.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, June 22, 1906

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The stm. MONKSHAVEN, which was blown ashore at Pie Island, Lake Superior in the fall of 1905, is likely to be a total loss. The steamer was owned by the Algoma Central and Hudson Bay Railway, was built in Great Britain in 1882 was 1,414 gross tons.
      The Railway and Marine World
      August 1906 489-1


      MONKSHAVEN IS AFLOAT ONCE MORE.
Fort William, Ont., Aug. 10 -- The steamer MONKSHAVEN, which was wrecked near Isle Royal in the big storm of last November, was floated yesterday and will be taken to Duluth shipyards. The craft is damaged to the extent of $20,000.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 10, 1906
     
     
Bulk freighter MONKSHAVEN. Official Canada No. 131333 Built South Shields, Eng. 1882. Of 2097 tons. 249 x 36 x 18 DISPOSITION:-- Wrecked St. Felicite, Quebec, August 23, 1914.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steam
      Vessels, (Inland & Coastal), 1809 to 1930
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17083
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.244444 Longitude: -89.098333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Monkshaven (Propeller), C131333, aground, 29 Nov 1905