Major (Propeller), U76792, aground, 1 Jul 1906
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The steamer MAJOR also reached port yesterday having been released from the sandbar near Mabeline (sic) Island by the tug CROSBY. The bow of the ship was out three feet, but after the sand beneath the bow had been washed away by the churning of the tug's propeller, the MAJOR was easily hauled off into deep water without injury.
Buffalo Evening News
July 30, 1906
NOTE:- Madeline Island, Lake Superior, one of the Apostle Islands Group
Following is a list of the more important groundings of the season to date:
July 28 - Stm. MAJOR, at Madeline Island
July 31, 1906
Steam screw MAJOR.* U.S. No. 76792. Of 1,864 tons gross; 1,491 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1889. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 283.0 x 41.4 x 20.0 of 1,000 Indicated horse power and a crew of 16.
*Formerly steam screw JOHN MITCHELL.
Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1902
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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