Escanaba (Propeller), U135487, aground, 23 May 1896
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Smith, Davis & Co., received a dispatch yesterday which states that the stm. ESCANABA had been released and towed to Escanaba. She is reported as being in bad shape. Her rudder and shoe and also her fore foot are gone.
Buffalo Morning Express
May 23, 1896 3-1
The damage incurred by the steamer ESCANABA through running on Gull Island shoal at the lower end of Lake Michigan will be repaired at Milwaukee. A tug is expected to reach this port with the disabled steamer in a few days.
May 25, 1896
Steam screw BALTIMORE.* U. S. No. 135487. Of 1160 tons gross; 917 tons net. Built Gibralter, Mich., 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 201.0 x 35.6 x 20.1
* Formerly steam screw ESCANABA.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1900
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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