The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Nyack (Propeller), U130125, sunk by ice, 6 Mar 1905


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The steamer NYACK is at the bottom of the river at Grand Rapids, and her cargo is being removed to scows and transferred to her owners dock warehouses. While crossing from Milwaukee to Grand Rapids on Monday, the NYACK ran into a field of heavy ice. A bad leak was caused, but it was not until the boat had almost reached port that it was noticed she was filling up.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, March 8, 1905
     
     
Steam screw NYACK. U. S. No. 130125. Of 1257.35 gross tons; 1024.85 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1878. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 231.0 x 33.0 x 14.7 Of 480 nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Reason: sunk by ice
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20834
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Nyack (Propeller), U130125, sunk by ice, 6 Mar 1905