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Maunaloa (Propeller), U92974, collision, 13 Oct 1902


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A WHALEBACK BARGE GOES DOWN IN LAKE SUPERIOR.
Sault Ste. Marie, Mich., Oct. 14. - Whaleback Barge 129, owned by the United States Steel Corporation, was sunk by a collision with her steamer, the MAUNALOA, in the gale on Lake Superior yesterday.
      The crew were all rescued by the steamer and reached here early today. The whaleback went down in deep water and is a total loss. The barge was valued at $60,000. She had on board some 2300 tons of ore worth some $10,000 or more.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 14, 1902

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Steam screw MAUNALOA. U. S. No. 92974. Of 4951 tons gross; 4004 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1899. Home port, Cleveland, O., 430.0 x 50.2 x 24.0 Crew of 24. Of 1,600 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1902
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18966
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Maunaloa (Propeller), U92974, collision, 13 Oct 1902