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Egyptian (Propeller), U8988, aground, 23 May 1885


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The stm. EGYPTIAN is ashore on Strawberry Island, one of the Apostle group near the head of Lake Superior. The EGYPTIAN is coal laden from Buffalo. Tugs and pumps have been sent for.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 23, 1885 3-5


Steam screw EGYPTIAN. U. S. No. 8988. Of 1429.78 tons gross; 1206.18 tons net. Built Black River, Ohio, 1873. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 232.4 x 36.2 x 14.0 Of 708 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1885
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.21475
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
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Egyptian (Propeller), U8988, aground, 23 May 1885