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Major (Propeller), U76792, aground, 13 Oct 1903


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Two steamers are reported stranded near the Soo. The stm. CRANAGE, bound down, stranded at Cedar Pt., running out about 3 ft. The stm. MAJOR, bound up and loaded ran out about 4 ft. on Round Island Shoal. Both vessels will have to be lightered.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 13, 1903


Steam screw MAJOR.* U.S. No. 76792. Of 1,864 tons gross; 1,491 tons net. Built at West Bay City, Mich., in 1889. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 283.0 x 41.4 x 20.0 of 1,000 Indicated horse power and a crew of 16.
      *Formerly steam screw JOHN MITCHELL.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1902
     
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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22400
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.4428 Longitude: -84.51588
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Major (Propeller), U76792, aground, 13 Oct 1903