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Peshtigo (Schooner), U150474, aground, 15 Oct 1897


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SCHOONER AGROUND.
      The PESTIGO, Loaded With Lumber, Is Piled Up On A Sand Bar At Tonawanda.
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      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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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18099
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.02033 Longitude: -78.88032
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Peshtigo (Schooner), U150474, aground, 15 Oct 1897