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R. Porter Lee (Tug), U110473, aground, 6 Jun 1897


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Toledo, June 7. -- The tug PARLOR LEE, towing a dredge and mud scows, went on Niagara Reef yesterday. She succeeded in releasing herself, but her shoe and rudder were broken. The outfit got into Port Clinton and the LEE will be towed here by another tug.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      June 8, 1897



      Toledo reports that the tug R.P. LEE ran on Niagara Reef yesterday, but succeeded in releasing herself. The shoe and rudder of the tug were broken.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      June 8, 1879

Proper name = R. PORTER LEE


Capt. J. B. Dewey of Monroe, Mich., will have a hulll built for the machinery of the tug R. PORTER LEE.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      July 17, 1900
     

Steam screw R. PORTER LEE. U. S. No. 110473. Of 13.70 tons gross; 6.90 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y.,1881. Home Port, Buffalo, N.Y. 41.7 x 12.2 x 6.2
      Merchant Vessels, U. S. A., 1891
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19859
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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R. Porter Lee (Tug), U110473, aground, 6 Jun 1897