The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weihe (Propeller), aground, 1 May 1906


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WEIHE RELEASED AND NO DAMAGE FOUND.
Tonawanda, May 4. - After lightering 350,000 feet of lumber stock, the steamer WEIHE, which ran hard aground in the Niagara River opposite Riverside Park in Buffalo, was released yesterday afternoon by the tug CONSTITUTION. The WEIHE was towed to the docks of the R. T. Jones Lumber Company, where she will be unloaded. The vessel was not damaged.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, May 4, 1906


      NO DAMAGE TO THE WEIHE.
North Tonawanda, May 5. -- After lightering about 300,000 feet of her cargo of lumber the steamer WEIHE, ashore in the Niagara River off Riverside Park, since Thursday morning, was released by the tug TONAWANDA. The steamer came down the river to the Northern Lumber Company's dock to discharge the balance of its cargo. As far as has been ascertined the WEIHE appears to have sustained no serious damage from the grounding.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, May 5, 1906


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20962
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Weihe (Propeller), aground, 1 May 1906