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Robert L. Fryer (Propeller), U110766, aground, 1 Apr 1907

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Amherstburg, April 27 - The stm. ROBERT L. FRYER parted its wheel chains and went on the rocks on the west bank of Ballards Reef this afternoon. The tug GENERAL is at work on the stranded boat. The FRYER has a cargo of caol.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 28, 1907 20-4

Steam screw ROBERT L. FRYER. U. S. No. 110766. Of 1,810 tons gross; 1,451 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1888. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 281.1 x 41.4 x 25.0 Freight service. Crew of 16. Of 900 indicated horsepower
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913

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Reason: aground
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.1556 Longitude: -83.12992
William R. McNeil
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Robert L. Fryer (Propeller), U110766, aground, 1 Apr 1907