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Charles R. Huntley (Propeller), aground, 20 Apr 1933


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      Steamer HUNTLEY Aground on Shoal. Meets Mishap West of Cardinal Carries Cargo of Wheat. Cardinal, April 20 The steamer CHARLES R. HUNTLEY owned by Eastern Steamship Company of Buffalo' ran hard aground on a shoal at the entrance to the north channel four miles west of here early today. The vessel has a heavy list and seemed badly twisted from shore. Wrecking companies are hurrying to the scene. The vessel was en route to Montreal with a cargo of 90,000 bushels of wheat. It is believed much of the cargo may be damaged by water. The CHARLES R. HUNTLEY was built in Glasgow seven years ago, and is 253 feet long, 43.2 in width and has a depth of 17.9 feet. She is of steel construction, single deck, and is not equipped with wireless.
      Kingston Whig Standard
      April 20, 1933, p. 7


      Lake Shipping Cardinal Canal, April 21 Salvage operations continued today on the steamer CHARLES R. HUNTLEY owned by the Eastern Steamship Company of Buffalo, which ran hard and fast aground at the entrance to the north channel near here yesterday. Several thousand bushels of the vessel's 90,000 bushel cargo have been lightered, but much more will have to be taken out before the Huntley can be moved.
      Toronto Telegram. Friday
      April 21 1933, p. 40


      Cardinal, April 21 - The stm. CHARLES R. HUNTLEY, which ran aground at the entrance to the north channel here yesterday, was released today and is now at Prescott. A diver is making repairs to the damaged hull.
      Several thousand tons of the Eastern Steamship Co. vessel's 90,000 bu. cargo were lightered before the vessel could be moved and this grain was taken by the barge to Prescott, where reloading is under way.
      Buffalo Courier Express
      April 21, 1933 8-3


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1933
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19984
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Charles R. Huntley (Propeller), aground, 20 Apr 1933