The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Viking (Propeller), U161612, aground, 25 Aug 1892


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Amherstburg, Aug. 25. -- Steamer VIKING, bound down, ran aground on the lower end of Fighting Island and is out about four feet forward. Wrecker WALES is lightering her cargo of ore.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, August 25, 1892
     
     
     
Detroit, Aug. 26. -- The VIKING was released from Fighting Island this morning and is now reloading the lightered ore.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, August 26, 1892
     
     
Steam screw VIKING. U. S. No. 161612. Of 1,117.23 tons gross; 943,82 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 217.4 x 37.1 x 15.0 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1892
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22409
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.216944 Longitude: -83.118611
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Viking (Propeller), U161612, aground, 25 Aug 1892