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
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