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W. D. Matthews (Propeller), C116264, aground, 4 Dec 1905


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Toronto, Dec. 5. - A private dispatch received by St. Lawrence & Chicago Navigation Company states that their big carrier, the W.D. MATTHEWS, is aground in Mud Lake, in the Soo River, and that her nose was two feet out of water. She will have to be lightered before she can proceed to Depot Harbor with her grain cargo of 210,000 bushels.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 5, 1905

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Screw steamer W.D. MATTHEWS. Official Canada No. 116264. Of 3,965 tons gross; 2,450 tons reg. Built Collingwood, Ont., 1903. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 366.5 x 48.0 x 28.0 Of 151 horse power
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17091
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. D. Matthews (Propeller), C116264, aground, 4 Dec 1905