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Viking (Propeller), U161612, aground, 1 May 1906


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STEAMER VIKING STRANDS.
Sturgeon Bay, May 2. -- The steel steamer VIKING of the Gilchrist fleet stranded on a 19-foot shoal between the Rock and Poverty Island. She is still fast, but is reported not leaking. The tug JOHN LATHAM has gone with a lighter and a crew of men, and it is believed the craft will be released without injury, unless a storms springs up. The VIKING was on her way to this port (from ?)Alpena.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, May 2, 1906


Steam screw VIKING. U. S. No. 161612. Of 1,117.23 tons gross; 943,82 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 217.4 x 37.1 x 15.0 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20886
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.52749 Longitude: -86.66457
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Viking (Propeller), U161612, aground, 1 May 1906