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Oceanica (Propeller), U155040, lost tow, 1904


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Capt. John J. Boland and Charles Keenan as owners of the lumber schr. MASSASOIT, wrecked late last fall on the waterworks intake in Niagara River, and as trustees of the owner of the vessel's cargo, have filed a libel against the prop. OCEANICA for $25,000 damages for the loss of the boat and cargo. The MASSASOIT was in tow of the OCEANICA when she went on the pier. The libelants claim that the MASSASIOT was wrecked because of mismanagement
of the pilot and crew of the OCEANICA.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 6, 1905 8-2



Steam screw OCEANICA. U. S. No. 155040. oF 1,490 tons gross; 1,241 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1881. Home port, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 262.8 x 37.2 x 19.9 Freight service. Crew of 16. Of 600 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


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Reason: lost tow
Lives: nil
Remarks: uninjured
Date of Original:
1904
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18556
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oceanica (Propeller), U155040, lost tow, 1904