The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tuscarora (Propeller), U145543, aground, 28 Oct 1892

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Amherstburg, Oct. 29. -- The Lehigh liner, TUSCARORA, stranded just abreast of this place last night. She is lying crosswise in the channel and is reported to be filling with water. Several boats are stranded at Bar Point. The water is down four feet below the average stage.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Saturday, October 29, 1892
      Detroit, Nov. 1. -- Schooner PALMER with a cargo of stone, went ashore at North Point, Lake Huron, last night. She will probably suffer much damage from the northeast gale now blowing.
      The work of releasing the steamer TUSCARORA at the Lime Kilns is not progressin as rapidly as was hoped. In an effort to pull her to the Amherstburg dock the steamer bumped over boulders, increasing the inflow of water. The cargo is being lightered. The SAGINAW and WALES brought loads this morning from the wreck and at once returned for more.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, November 1, 1892

      Steam screw TUSCARORA. U. S. No. 145543. Of 2,386.01 tons gross; 1,679.56 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1890. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 291.4 x 40.4 x 22.0 Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Tuscarora (Propeller), U145543, aground, 28 Oct 1892