The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, aground, 12 Jun 1895

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Port Huron, June 13. -- During the heavy fog last night the steamer CITY OF ROME, bound up, ran aground on the upper end of the middle ground abreast of Sarnia. The tugs BOYNTON and CONGER are working on her. She is out 14 inches.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      June 13, 1895
      Port Huron, June 5. -- The CITY OF ROME was released at 6 o'clock this morning, from the head of the middle ground, after lightering 450 tons of coal.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      June 15, 1895
      Steam screw CITY OF ROME. U. S. No. 125914. Of 1908 tons gross; 1594 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1881. Home port, Sandusky, O. 268.2 x 40.2 x 20.3 Crew of 17. Of 500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.983611 Longitude: -82.411944
William R. McNeil
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City of Rome (Propeller), U125914, aground, 12 Jun 1895