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Yonkers (Propeller), U91150, sunk, 1 Jun 1911


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COWLES FILES LIBEL.
      A libel was filed yesterday by Benjamin L. Cowles against the steamers YONKERS and AUBURN for $989, for services rendered by Cowles' tugs and wrecking pumps in raising these vessels when sunk last summer. They are owned by Julius Ullman, who bought them at United States Marshal's sale, ever since which time they have refused to stay afloat, having been raised by Cowles a couple of times and now both are lying sunk at Coit Slip in the Erie Basin.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, June 29, 1911


Steam screw YONKERS.* U. S. No. 91150. Of 1,770 gross tons; 1,571 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1879. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 264.9 x 36.7 x 16.4 Crew of 21. Of 600 indicated horse-power.
      * Formerly steam screw MILWAUKEE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911
     
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1911
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19762
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88228 Longitude: -78.88781
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Yonkers (Propeller), U91150, sunk, 1 Jun 1911