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J. H. Outhwaite (Propeller), U76636, damaged lock, 21 May 1897

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The damage to Welland canal lock No. 7 by the steamer OUTHWAITE yesterday, while serious, is not as extensive as was at first feared, and vessels will probably be able to get through.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, May 22, 1897
      . . . . .
      Welland Canal Opened For Business Again Today.
The damage done to Lock No. 7 of the Welland Canal by the steam barge OUTHWAITE has been repaired, and locking was resumed this morning at 10:30 o'clock. The steamer HASKELL was the first boat into Lock No. 1 and there is a large fleet waiting.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, May 26, 1897

Steam screw J.H. OUTHWAITE. U. S. No. 76636. Of 1304 tons gross; 1699 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1886. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 224.0 x 37.4 x 18.6 Of 700 Nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899

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Reason: damaged lock
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Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.042777 Longitude: -79.2125
William R. McNeil
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J. H. Outhwaite (Propeller), U76636, damaged lock, 21 May 1897