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Orinoco (Propeller), U155317, aground, 28 Apr 1905


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The propeller ORINOCO of the Davidson line is reported to be hard aground on Bar Point, Lake Erie, and so far tugs have been unable to release her. She is loaded with a mixed cargo and efforts will be made to lighter her at once.
      Buffalo Evening News
      April 28, 1905
     
      . . . . .
     
      The steamer ORINOCO, which went ashore at Bar Point Thursday, was released at noon yesterday apparently uninjured, she was sent on to Port Huron.
      Buffalo Evening News
      April 29, 1905
     
     
      Steam screw ORINOCO. U. S. No. 155317. Of 2,226 tons gross; 1,928 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1898. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 295.0 x 44.0 x 21,0 Freight service. crew of 18, Of 800 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1921
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: mixed cargo
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20110
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Orinoco (Propeller), U155317, aground, 28 Apr 1905