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Alfred P. Wright (Propeller), U106539, aground, 3 Sep 1913


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The stm. A.P. WRIGHT down bound with grain went ashore on Vidal Shoals, St. Mry's River, yesterday morning. She is reported to be out 3 ft. and leaking. The tug SCHENCK and lighter RELAINCE left the Soo at noon to release the ship. The WRIGHT is owned by A.T. Kinney, is of wooden construction and is 25 years old.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 3, 1913 7-3


Stm. A.P. WRIGHT, which went aground on Vidal shoals, just above the Soo, Tuesday, was released yesterday by the tug SCHENCK and lighter RELIANCE after lightering 15,000 bu. of barley. The steamer was taken to the Soo where the lighterage was replaced and minor repairs were made to her steering gear.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 5, 1913 7-3


Steam screw ALFRED P. WRIGHT. U. S. No. 106539. Of 2,207 tons gross; 1,899 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1888. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 286.0 x 41.5 x 22.3 Freight service. Crew of 17. Of 800 indicated horsepower.
      merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19574
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.504166 Longitude: -84.385555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alfred P. Wright (Propeller), U106539, aground, 3 Sep 1913