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John C. Howard (Propeller), U200151, aground, 23 Oct 1903


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STEAMER HOWARD ASHORE.
Ogdensburg, Oct. 23. -- The steamer JOHN C. HOWARD, of the George Hall Coal Company of Ogdensburg, owners, is aground today on the Carleton Island rocks in shore. The steamer, which was bound from Charlotte to Prescott with 2,000 tons of coal for the Canadian Pacific Railroad, is out of water 16 inches forward. It was built this year at St. Clair, Mich., and cost $115,000.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, October 23, 1903
     
     
The propeller JOHN C. HOWARD, of Ogdensburg was released from the rocks at Carlton Island after lightering 500 tons of her coal cargo. While proceeding to Ogdensburg with the barges BEALS and TOLEDO in tow, a snow storm came up and the three boats were driven on the shore near the city. The HOWARD is reported listed and breaking.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, October 27, 1903

     
     
      Steam screw JOHN C. HOWARD. U.S. No. 200151. Of 1,244 tons gross; 921 tons net. Built at St. Clair, Mich., in 1903. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 230.0 x 39.3 x 13.7 of 1,000 Indicated horse power and a crew of 15.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     
     
Steam screw MELVILLE DOLLAR.* U.S. No. 200151. Of 1,244 tons gross; 921 tons net. Built at St. Clair, Mich., in 1903. Home port, San Francisco, Cal. 230.0 x 39.3 x 13.7 of 1,000 Indicated horse power and a crew of 24. Freight service.
      *Formerly steam screw JOHN C. HOWARD.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23141
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.18338 Longitude: -76.29133
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John C. Howard (Propeller), U200151, aground, 23 Oct 1903