Golspie (Propeller), C112204, aground, 7 Dec 1906
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STM. GOLDSPIE STRANDS; ENTIRE CREW IS SAVED.
Michipicoten, Ont., Dec. 8. -- During the northeast gale and heavy snowstorm the steamer GOLDSPIE stranded in Bruel Bay, south of this point. The vessel is lying on a gravel beach broadside to the sea and is out two feet forward. The accident was reported by the captain, who says the boat can be saved if a wrecking outfit is sent at once to their assistance. The Reid Wrecking Company has been ordered to send tugs and wrecking apparatus to the stranded boat. The GOLGSPIE has on board a cargo of oats, millstuff and general freight shipped by the Canadian Pacifir Railway, and was bound from Fort William to Owen Sound. The GOLDSPIE was formerly the American steamer OSCEOLA.
It is a wooden boat, registering 980 tons, and was built in 1882. It is 183 feet keel and 34 feet beam. The GOLDSPIE has been wrecked and saved as odten as any boat in the register. When known as the OSCEOLA, it was one of the fleet of the Lake Michigan & Superior Line, trading between Chicago and Duluth.
Buffalo Evening News
December 8, 1906
NOTE:-- GOLSPIE is proper name
OSCEOLA.* Built June 1882 Package Freight Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 155063 980 gt -787 nt 183.5' x 33.9' x 13.5'
Reduced to bulk propeller in 1888.
* Renamed (b) GOLSPIE -Can -1905 (C 112204)
Stranded on Michipicoten Island, Lake Superior, December 7, 1906.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
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