Peshtigo (Schooner), U150474, aground, 15 Oct 1897
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The PESTIGO, Loaded With Lumber, Is Piled Up On A Sand Bar At Tonawanda.
North Tonawanda, Oct. 16. - The schooner PESTIGO is hard aground at the south end of the harbor. She was piled up on a sand bar while attempting entrance last night, and liws with her forefoot 18 inches out of the water. Two tugs and lighters are hard at work endeavoring to get the schooner off. She is loaded with lumber and the damage cannot be estimated at present.
Buffalo Evening News
Saturday, October 16, 1897
Schooner PESHTIGO. U. S. No. 150474. Of 633.17 tons gross; 601.52 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1889. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 201.0 x 34.4 x 12.0
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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New York, United States
- William R. McNeil
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