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W. D. Rees (Propeller), U81535, aground, 30 Apr 1906


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STEAMER REES ON POE'S REEF.
Cheboygan, April 30. - The steamer W. D. REES, owned by the Wilson Transit Company and commanded by Capt. E. R. Morton, stranded on Poe's Reef at the Lake Huron entrance to the Straits of Mackinaw yesterday. The REES is laden with coal for Green Bay. She is said to be on a rocky bottom and leaking badly. The wrecking tug FAVORITE is now rendering assistance.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, April 30, 1906


Steam screw W.D. REES. U. S. No. 81535. Of 3,760 tons gross; 2,992 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1896. Home port, CVleveland, Ohio. 396.4 x 45.0 x 23.5 Freight service. Crew of 20. Of 1,300 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
     


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20892
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.6939 Longitude: -84.36419
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. D. Rees (Propeller), U81535, aground, 30 Apr 1906