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Pontiac (Propeller), U150476, aground, 12 Sep 1910


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PONTIAC AGROUND.
      At last reports wreckers were still working on the steamer PONTIAC which went aground on Watson's Reef in the Soo River yesterday. It is reported that the steamer's bottom is badly damaged and three tanks on her side are full of water. The PONTIAC was up bound from Buffalo with coal.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 13, 1910



      PONTIAC RELEASED.
      The steamer PONTIAC, which was uground in the Soo River, was floated by the wrecker FAVORITE yesterday. She will go to Detour to unload what is left of her cargo of coal, and then be taken to a Lake Erie port for repairs.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 15, 1910


Steam screw PONTIAC. U. S. No. 150476. Of 2,298 tons gross; 1,788 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1889. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 300.0 x 40.0 x 24.8 Freight service. Crew of 29. Of 1,220 indicated horsepower. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1910
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18194
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pontiac (Propeller), U150476, aground, 12 Sep 1910