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Periwinkle (Propeller), U150329, aground, 1 Sep 1889


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The small steamer PERIWINKLE stranded on Horseshoe Reef near Buffalo Saturday night and is likely to prove a total loss. She is valued at $15,000.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 4, 1889


      The PERIWINKLE Afloat Again.
The steamer PERIWINKLE, which ran on Horse-shoe Reef Saturday night, was pulled off by several tugs this morning. She floated easily and was apparently uninjured. She was run into the Union Dry-dock and thoroughly examined. Her morning trip was not made.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, September 2, 1889
     
     
Steam screw PERIWINKLE.* U.S. No. 150329. Of 412,67 tons gross; 267.18 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1864. Home port, Buffalo, N. Y. 162.5 x 25.0 x 10.0
      * Formerly U. S. R. M. steam screw PERRY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1889
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21854
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.881111 Longitude: -78.915833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Periwinkle (Propeller), U150329, aground, 1 Sep 1889