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Watertown (Schooner), U80428, aground, 21 Jul 1881


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The canal schooner WATERTOWN, loaded with 600 tons of iron ore, ran on the rocks on the northwest side of Plum Island during a heavy fog on Friday night. She is not leaking and it is thought can be got off without much difficulty. The tug KITTY SMOKE went to her assistance from Sturgeon Bay on Sunday.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, July 27, 1881


Schooner WATERTOWN. U. S. No. 80428. Of 308.84 tons gross; 293.40 tons net. Built Chaumont, N.Y., 1874. Home port, Cape Vincent, N.Y. 135.0 x 26.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21907
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.30721 Longitude: -86.95178
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Watertown (Schooner), U80428, aground, 21 Jul 1881