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Newaygo (Propeller), U130488, aground, 17 Nov 1903


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A report from Port Huron says the propeller NEWAGO is ashore on Devil's Island, Georgian Bay. The vessel has a cargo of coal and struck while fighting in a blinding snowstorm. The vessel is in an exposed position, but the crew is safe.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, November 18, 1903

     
      The steamer NEWAYGO wrecked in Georgian Bay is in bad shape. She lies on Devil's Shoal, 5 miles from Tobermory.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, November 19, 1903
     

A message was received at Port Huron yesterday from the captain of the propeller NEWAGO, wrecked in Georgian Bay, stating that the vessel is full of water and in bad shape. The boat is exposed to the storms. The propeller NELSON MILLS will go to the wreck with wrecking apparatus as soon as the weather permits.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, November 19, 1903

     
The propeller NEWAYGO, stranded in Georgian Bay, has been abandoned as a total loss. The wrecker FAVORITE which went to save the boat, has returned to Cheboygan.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 28, 1903


The tug BOSCOBEL and the lighter AUNT RUTH with a full wrecking outfit went from Port Huron yesterday to the assistance of the propeller NEWAYGO, ashore in Georgian Bay.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 2, 1903

     
Steam screw NEWAYGO. U. S. No. 130488. Of 906.24 tons gross; 697.81 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 196.0 x 37.2 x 13.4
      Merchant Vessel List U. S., 1891

     
Steam screw NEWAYGO. U. S. No. 130488. Of 906 gross tons; 697 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1890. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 196.0 x 37.2 x 13.4 Crew of 14. Freight service. Of 950 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23148
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.255 Longitude: -81.718888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Newaygo (Propeller), U130488, aground, 17 Nov 1903