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Maumee Valley (Schooner), U17992, aground, 8 Nov 1900


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Port Colborne, November 8. -- The schooner MAUMEE VALLEY, laden with barley, from Toledo to Buffalo, stranded this morning on a reef east of the harbor. The vessel landed on a rocky bottom, running out two feet forward. Three tugs have been trying to ger her afloat, but this far they have been unable to move the boat.
      This craft was built at Perrysburg, O., 33 years ago, measures 213 gross tons, is owned by Henry Scanlon of Toledo, rates A 2 and is worth about $4,000; uninsured.
LATER -- The schooner was released tonight.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 9, 1900
     
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Schooner MAUMEE VALLEY. U. S. No. 17992. Of 213.74 tons gross; 205.05 tons net. Built Perryville, O., 1868. Home port, Toledo, O. 126.5 x 25.7 x 11.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885
     
     



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: barley
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1900
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23100
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.90012 Longitude: -79.23288
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Maumee Valley (Schooner), U17992, aground, 8 Nov 1900