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Kongo (Propeller), U115769, aground, 6 Dec 1910


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KONGO WAS AGROUND.
      The steamer KONGO of Au Sable, Mich., ran aground on Tonawanda Island yesterday but was released by the tug COBSTITUTION. The KONGO carried lumber bound for Tonawanda.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 6, 1910


SAGINAW VALLEY.* Built April 12, 1881 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 115769 620 gt -592 nt 161' x 31' x 10'
Lengthened 65' and rebuilt in 1897.
* Renamed (b) MERIDEN - US -1897
      (c) KONGO -US -1903
      (d) OVERLAND -Can -1917 ( C 134520)
Beached at Port Dalhousie, Ont., Lake Ontario, as breakwater for rifle range in 1926; later broken up.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1910
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.18220
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.0295 Longitude: -78.88559
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kongo (Propeller), U115769, aground, 6 Dec 1910