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Fleetwood (Propeller), U81145, aground, 1 Jun 1904

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The propeller FLEETWOOD of the Tonawanda Iron & Steel Company, the boat which ran aground on Simmons' Reef last Tuesday, arrived at Tonawanda yesterday. The boat was not hard aground as reported, and was released without lightering. The damage was slight.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, June 18, 1904

      Steam screw FLEETWOOD. * U.S. No. 81145. Of 1,687 tons gross; 1,175 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1887. Home port, Niagara Falls, N.Y. 265.5 x 40.5 x 19.4 Of 1,350 Indicated horse power and a crew of 13.
* formerly steam screw WILLIAM H. GRATWICK.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1903

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.85274 Longitude: -87.0218
William R. McNeil
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Fleetwood (Propeller), U81145, aground, 1 Jun 1904