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Oceanica (Propeller), U155040, aground, 12 Apr 1882

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The stmb. OCEANICA, up with coal, was aground at Bar Pt. for some time, but was released by lightering.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 13, 1882 4-3

The captain of the stm. OCEANICA which was aground on Bay Pt. says that if the lightship had been in position and lighted the mishap would have not occurred.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 14, 1882 4-5

The stmb. OCEANICA arrived in Chicago on Saturday with coal, and is the first craft to make a round trip.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 18, 1882 3-9

Steam screw OCEANICA. U. S. No. 155040. oF 1,490 tons gross; 1,241 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1881. Home port, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 262.8 x 37.2 x 19.9 Freight service. Crew of 16. Of 600 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
William R. McNeil
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Oceanica (Propeller), U155040, aground, 12 Apr 1882