The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, aground, 29 Sep 1902


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STEAMER ASHORE.
Milwaukee, Wis., Sept. 29. - The steamer CITY OF ROME went ashore early today in a dense fog on North Point near here. The vessel is loaded with merchandise, bound from Buffalo to Milwaukee and Chicago. Her plight is said to be not critical, as the sea is smooth.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 29, 1902

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ALONG THE LAKES. - The ROME is ashore at North Point wedged between two boulders amidships.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 30, 1902

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Steam screw CITY OF ROME. U. S. No. 125914. Of 1908 tons gross; 1594 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1881. Home port, Sandusky, O. 268.2 x 40.2 x 20.3 Crew of 17. Of 500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1902
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18957
Language of Item:
English
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.06446 Longitude: -87.86897
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, aground, 29 Sep 1902