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C. A. Lorman (Propeller), U126948, aground, 28 May 1896


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Leamington, Ont. May 29. -- The tug C.A. LORMAN, engaged in raft towing, was beached near this point last evening. Several men were on board and reached shore by a line. It seemed that in the gale the wheel-chains parted and the tug then rolled her boiler adrift. Seas also carried away the yawl.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      May 29, 1896


      Capt. Alex Ruelle's tud C.A. LORMAN, ashore on Pelee Island, Lake Erie, is in very bad shape. She is lying so far over on her side that she will have to be raised with pontoons. The Murphy Wrecking company will do the work. Capt. Ruelle estimates it will cost $3,000 or more before she is ready for work again. He did not carry any insurance. She is rated A 1, and valued at $9,000.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      June 3, 1896

     
      Steam screw MARION.* U. S. No. 126948. Of 41 tons gross; 20 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1893. Home port, New York, N.Y. 59.0 x 16.9 x 8.6 and a crew of 7. Of 325 indicated horsepower. Tow service.
      * Former steam screw C.A. LORMAN.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19799
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.0549 Longitude: -82.6062
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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C. A. Lorman (Propeller), U126948, aground, 28 May 1896