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Cambria (Propeller), U126420, aground, 20 Oct 1897


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CAMBRIA RAN ASHORE
      Big Steel Steamer Above Corsica Shoals Light With 3000 Tons Of Ore.
Port Huron, Mich., Oct. 21. - The steel steamer CAMBRIA, owned by Senator Hanna, bound from Escanaba to Fairport, O., with 3,000 tons of iron ore, went ashore during the heavy weather yesterday morning above the Corsica Shoals lightship. She lies easily on a sandy bottom. The CAMBRIA is valued at $160,000. Boat and cargo are fully insured.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, October 21, 1897

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Steam screw LAKELAND. * U.S. No. 126420. Of 2,425 tons gross; 1,813 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio., in 1887. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 280.0 x 40.0 x 20.0 and a crew of 30. Passenger service. Of 1,200 indicated horse power. Built of iron.
* formerly steam screw CAMBRIA.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18101
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.030277 Longitude: -82.400833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cambria (Propeller), U126420, aground, 20 Oct 1897