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Sagamore (Barge), U57932, collision, 19 Aug 1897


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While entering the Soo Canal, bound down yesterday morning, the whaleback steamer PATHFINDER, was run into by her consort, SAGAMORE. The PATHFINDER's stern is shoved in and her rudder damaged, and the SAGAMORE's bow is damaged considerably. Repairs will be made there.
      Milwaukee Library Scrapbook
      August 20, 1897


      SAGAMORE. Built July 23, 1892 Whaleback Barge - Steel
U. S. No. 57932. 1601 gt - 1557 nt 308.0 x 38.0 x 24.0
Sunk in collision with steamer NORTHERN QUEEN, July 29, 1901, near Point Iroquois, Whitefish Bay, Lake Superior.
      American Barge Co., Superior, Wis., Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19895
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sagamore (Barge), U57932, collision, 19 Aug 1897