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Wahcondah (Propeller), C120577, sunk, 11 May 1903

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While heading for Hamilton in Lake Ontario yesterday the new steamer WACONDA, recently built in England for Mackay Bros., of Hamilton, sunk in 17 feet of water near Prescott. She had a cargo of fire brick. Wrecking tugs have been sent to try to raise her. The boat and cargo were insured.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, May 12, 1903
Note -- Proper spelling, WAHCONDAH
      Yesterday afternoon the propeller WACONDAH, which sank in the St. Lawrence river last week, arrived in port. She will be docked and repaired here. She was built in England and met with an accident while coming to the lakes.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, May 26, 1903
WAHCONDAH Official Canadian Number 102577. Built Glasgow, Scotland 1903. A bulk freighter of 1,554 Gross Tons. 230 X 37 X 22. Disposition -- In Service.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant
      Steamships 1809 to 1930

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Reason: sunk
Freight: fire bricks
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.71681 Longitude: -75.51604
William R. McNeil
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Wahcondah (Propeller), C120577, sunk, 11 May 1903