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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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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Pennsylvania, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes