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Western Star (Propeller), U200376, aground, 12 Jun 1905

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Grand Marais, June 11 - The steel stm. WESTERN STAR ran ashore at Whitefish Pt. during a heavy fog. The steamer is bound for Lake Erie with a cargo of iron ore. She is resting on a sandy bottom. Two tugs have been ordered to her assistance from Sault Ste. Marie.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      June 12, 1905 2-2

Steam screw WESTERN STAR. U. S. No. 200376. Of 4,764 gross tons; 3,593 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich., 1903. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 416.0 x 50.03 x 29.0 Steel built. Passenger service. Crew of 19. Of 1,450 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.76947 Longitude: -84.95258
William R. McNeil
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Western Star (Propeller), U200376, aground, 12 Jun 1905