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John Pridgeon Jr. (Propeller), U75756, sunk, 18 Sep 1909


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PRIDGEON IS A TOTAL LOSS.
      The wreck of the steamer JOHN PRIDGEON Jr., owned by John Boland of Buffalo, which went down off Cleveland, was located yesterday by Captain Philip Broderick of the Great Lakes Towing Company. She is a total loss and it will be necessary to dynamite her in order to recover part of the cargo of lumber.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 21, 1909


Tugs were unable to move the wrecked steamer PRIDGEON, off Cleveland, yesterday. It may be necessary to use dynamite.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 23, 1909


Steam screw JOHN PRIDGEON Jr. U. S. No. 75756. Of 1,211 tons gross. Built 1875. On September 18, 1909 vessel foundered 12 miles west of Cleveland, Ohio. With 14 persons on board, no lives were lost.
      Repoarted Loss of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1910
     
     
Steam screw JOHN PRIDGEON Jr. U. S. No. 75756. Of 1,211.88 tons gross; 1,037.11 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1875. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 221.5 x 36.3 x 14.0 Of 600 Nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Reason: sunk
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1909
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22731
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Pridgeon Jr. (Propeller), U75756, sunk, 18 Sep 1909