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Empire City (Propeller), U136623, aground, 9 Jun 1911


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EMPIRE CITY AGROUND.
      Detroit, June 10. - In a dense fog the steamer EMPIRE CITY of the Pittsburg Steamship Company's fleet, bound down with ore, went aground on South East Shoal, Lake Erie, yesterday morning. She is reported out 18 inches and probably will have to lighter several hundred tons of her cargo.
      The tug PIERCE from Lorain and the tug ROOTH and lighter RESCUE from Amherstburg have been sent to her assistance.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, June 10, 1911


Steam screw EMPIRE CITY.* U. S. No. 136623. Of 4118 gross tons. Built Cleveland, O., 1897. 405.4 x 48.0 x 24.4. * Renamed SUMATRA - U. S. - 1929
      Herman Runge List


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19757
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.843611 Longitude: -82.466111
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Empire City (Propeller), U136623, aground, 9 Jun 1911