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Gettysburg (Propeller), U85957, struck an obstruction, 13 May 1906


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WILL BE DRYDOCKED HERE.
North Tonawanda, May 14. -- The steamer GETTYSBURG struck an obstruction in the Niagara River about 50 yards below the Tonawanda Fueling Company's dock yesterday, and broke two buckets off her wheel. The steamer was on its way to the docks when the obstruction was hit. It will be necessary to drydock the boat at Buffalo for repairs.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, May 14, 1906


      GETTYSBURG.* Built 1887 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 85957 1358 gt - 1082 nt 208.6' x 37.1' x 21,6'
      Taken to coast in 1915.
      * renamed (b) BARNSTABLE - US - 1916
      Foundered off Tybee Light, Georgia, September 13, 1919.
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: struck an obstruction
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20971
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.02033 Longitude: -78.88032
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gettysburg (Propeller), U85957, struck an obstruction, 13 May 1906