John Stanton (Propeller), U202494, aground, 11 May 1908
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STEAMER STANTON AGROUND.
Navigation Through Lower Entry at Houghton is Completely Blocked.
Houghton, Mich., May 12. -- Navigation through the lower entry is completely blocked by the steamer JOHN STANTON, laden with 10,000 tons at coal, which ran aground while entering Portage River yesterday afternoon, ramming a hole in her side. The forward compartment is filled with water. It will be necessary to lighter the vessel and make temporary repairs before she can be released. The STANTON is of the Hutchinson fleet. This is the third stranding in Portage Lake since the opening, the steamer WILLIAM H. GRATWICK having grounded twice.
Buffalo Evening News
Tuesday, May 12, 1908
Steam screw JOHN STANTON. U. S. No. 202494. Of 6,129 tons gross; 4,668 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1905. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0 Passenger service. Crew of 20. Of 1,600 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes