John Oades (Propeller), U76870, aground\collision, 30 Aug 1892
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JAM AT THE SOO.
Sault Ste. Marie, Aug. 30. -- The heavy jam in the canal last night caused the steambarge OADES to run aground opposite the lighthouse. Her consort, the REDWING, ran into her, tearing her entire cabin away and springing her some. She is leaking and may have to go into dry dock. The REDWING lost her jibboom. No passengers or any of the crew was injured on the OADES.
Tuesday, August 30, 1892
Sault Ste. Marie, August 31. -- The OADES has been patched up and is not leaking. She clears for Superior at noon. A northwest gale is blowing and the canal is clear.
Wednesday, August 31, 1892
Steam screw JOHN OADES. U. S. No. 76870. Of 1,454.82 tons gross; 1,225.90. Built Detroit, Mich, 1890. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 210.0 x 36.6 x 22.0
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes