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S. R. Kirby (Propeller), U116325, aground, 7 Oct 1897


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S.R. KIRBY ASHORE.
      Erie, Pa., Oct. 7. - The steamer S.R. KIRBY was blown ashore off this harbor this morning and is in great danger. Several tugs are trying to release her from her perilous position. The high seas threaten to break her to pieces.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, October 7, 1897 1 - 6

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Erie, Oct. 8 - While enterning this port today the steamer KIRBY was blown ashore. She was released, however, without trouble, and so far as can be learned, without damage.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      October 9, 1897 3-2


Steam screw S.R. KIRBY. U. S. No. 116325. Of 2,338.66 tons gross; 1,823.28. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1890. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 294.0 x 42.0 x 21.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18094
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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S. R. Kirby (Propeller), U116325, aground, 7 Oct 1897