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Pentland (Propeller), U150656, aground, 7 May 1916


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PENTLAND ASHORE OFF LONG BEACH
      Runs Aground In Dense Fog Of Sunday Morning.
Port Colborne, May 7. - The wooden steamer PENTLAND, coal laden for Montreal, ran ashore this morning at Long Beach, about seven miles west of here. The fog was heavy at the time and the steamer plunged on full ahead. Tugs and lighterage outfits are at the steamer's assistance. The PENTLAND is owned by the Pentland Steamship Company of Cleveland and the master is Capt. Dixon.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 7, 1916

     
      RELEASE STEAMER PENTLAND; DAMAGED IN GROUNDING.
      Port Colborne, May 8. - The steamer PENTLAND, which ran ashore at Long Beach in the fog of yesterday morning, was released this afternoon, after lightering about 400 tons of coal. The steamer is slightly damaged on her fore foot, and after repairs are made will proceed to Montreal.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 8, 1916


Steam screw PENTLAND. U. S. No. 150656. Of 827 tons gross; 617 tons net. Built Grand Haven, Mich, 181894. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 192.8 x 35.5 x 14.3 Passenger service. Crew of 14. Of 750 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1916
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18225
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.856111 Longitude: -79.345555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pentland (Propeller), U150656, aground, 7 May 1916