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Bethlehem (Propeller), U135984, aground, 23 Sep 1910


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STEAMER BETHLEHEM IS FAST ASHORE.
      Glen Haven, Mich., Sept. 24. - The steel steamer BETHLEHEM is ashore on the head of South Manitou Island. She is out 2 feet 6 inches forward. No. 1 tank is full of water on the port side and has 23 inches on the starboard side. The steamer is in an exposed position.
      The BETHLEHEM, 2,638 tons, belongs to the Lehigh Valley Transportation Company of Buffalo, and is commanded by Capt. Everett Klock.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 24, 1910

     

      REID GETS CONTRACT TO FLOAT BETHLEHEM.
      The contract for floating the steamer BETHLEHEM, which is ashore on South Manitou Island, has been awarded to the Reid Wrecking Company and she will be taken to the nearest port for repairs. The cargo that has been lightered will be brought to Buffalo by the steamer TUSCARORA.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 30, 1910


Steam screw BETHLEHEM.* U. S. No. 135984. Of 2,633 gross tons; 1,902 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1888. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 290.0 x 40.8 x 13,6 Of 1,500 indicated horse-power. Crew of 23
      * Formerly steam screw E.P. WILBUR
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1910
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18201
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bethlehem (Propeller), U135984, aground, 23 Sep 1910