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Tashmoo (Steamboat), U145843, struck rock, 18 Jun 1936


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TASHMOO Built Dec. 30, 1899 Sidewheel Passenger - Steel
U. S. No. 145843 1344 gt - 766 nt 302.9' x 37.6' x 13.6'
Struck rock in Detroit River, June 18, 1936, and sank at dock at Amherstburg, Ont. Raised same year and scrapped.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


Steam paddle TASHMOO. U. S. No. 145843. Of 1,344 tons gross; Built 1900. On June 18, 1936, vessel foundered after having struck an obstruction near Amherstburg, Ont., in Sugar Island Channel, with 1,529 passengers on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss of American Vessels
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1937
     
     
Steam paddle TASHMOO. U. S. No. 145843. Of 1,344 tons gross;766 tons net. Built Wyandotte, Mich.,1900. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 302.9 x 37.6 x 13.6 Passenger service. Crew of 82. Of 3,150 indicated horsepower. Owned by White Star S. S. Co.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1935
     


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Notes:
Reason: struck rock
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1936
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23603
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Tashmoo (Steamboat), U145843, struck rock, 18 Jun 1936