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Chemung (Propeller), U126495, aground, 18 May 1895

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The steamship CHEMUNG of the Erie Line, which got on Bar Point, a few days ago, has been put in the Union Dry Dock, and an examination shows that 20 of her plates will have to be removed. The damage is serious, amounting, according to Mr. Gaskin's estimate, to about $13,000.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      May 23, 1895
      Steam screw CHEMUNG.* U. S. No. 126495. Of 3,061 tons gross; 1,848 tons net. Built at Buffalo, N.Y., in 1888. Home port, New York, N.Y. 326.7 x 41.2 x 23.2 Freight service. Crew of 17. Of 1,000 indicated horse power.
* formerly Steam screw [a] CHEMUNG, [b] GEORGE F. BROWNELL.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1916

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Reason: aground
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Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
William R. McNeil
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Chemung (Propeller), U126495, aground, 18 May 1895