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Canisteo (Propeller), U126360, collision, 16 May 1890


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While coming up the river for this port the propeller CANISTEO collided with the Canadian tug WALES, towing the barge WALES, bound for Tonawanda. The Canadian boat went to the bottom just below the old blast furnace and has not been raised yet.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 16, 1890
     
     
Steam screw CANISTEO. U. S. No. 126360. Of 595.37 tons gross; 539.39 tons net. Built Mounr Clemens, Mich., 1886. Home port, Suspension Bridge, N.Y. 182.2 x 34.3 x 12.2
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1890
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22220
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Canisteo (Propeller), U126360, collision, 16 May 1890