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Algona (Propeller), struck wreck, 25 May 1905


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Tonawanda, May 25. -- The steamer ALGONA struck an obstruction near the Tonawanda Waterworks crib in the Niagara River this morning and sank in less than ten minutes. The ALGONA was loaded with lumber for the Eastern Lumber Company's and was turning towards the Company's dock with the barges TILDEN and WARMINGTON in tow when she struck.
      The tug TONAWANDA went to the assistance of the steamer and towed it to Scribner's Dock, where it now rests on the bottom of the 18 foot channel. Marine men say that the ALGONA likely struck a part of the barge MASSASOIT, which has floated down the river from the Buffalo Waterworks pier and lodged in the channel.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 25, 1905


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Reason: struck wreck
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20132
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.02033 Longitude: -78.88032
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Algona (Propeller), struck wreck, 25 May 1905