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State of Ohio (Barge), U125808, aground, 17 Dec 1929

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Barge STATE OF OHIO. U. S. No. 125808. Of 623 tons gross. Built 1880. On December 17, 1929, vessel stranded at Lorain, Ohio, with 8 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1930

CITY OF CLEVELAND* Built Dec. 23, 1879 Sidewheel Passenger - Iron
U. S. No. 125808 1221 gt - 917 nt
* Renamed, (b) CITY OF ALPENA - US - 1885
      (c) STATE OF OHIO - US - 1892
      Burned at Cleveland, Ohio, May 20, 1924; reduced to barge. Stranded at Lorain, Ohio, December 17, 1929, a total loss.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.45282 Longitude: -82.18237
William R. McNeil
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State of Ohio (Barge), U125808, aground, 17 Dec 1929