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Northern Wave (Propeller), U130437, aground, 1 Sep 1902

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Tugs last night succeeded in releasing the steamer NORTHERN WAVE, ashore on Waverly Shoal, and she was brought in at 10 o'clock. Part of her cargo had to be lightered before she could be released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 30, 1902

      After the survey in dry dock of the steamer NORTHERN WAVE, which went on Waverly Shoal, it was learned that the repair bill will be a large one. Sixty-five plates must come off her bottom, 10 of them must be replaced with new ones, and several frames are cracked.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 2, 1902

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Steam screw NORTHERN WAVE. U. S. No. 130437. Of 2476 tons gross; 1885 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1889. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 299.5 x 40.8 x 21.6 Crew of 18 Of 1,200 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.862222 Longitude: -78.936666
William R. McNeil
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Northern Wave (Propeller), U130437, aground, 1 Sep 1902