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Sitka (Propeller), U116174, aground, 4 Oct 1904


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The storm of yesterday on Lake Superior completed the destruction of the propeller SITKA, stranded on Big Sable Point. The seas are washing over the craft, and it is believed she will be entirely broken to pieces when the wreckers are able to get at her after the storm. The crew left the boat before before the heavy storm broke.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 7, 1904


SITKA Built August 1887 Bulk Propeller -Wood
U. S. No. 116174 1740 gt -1227 nt 272.5'x 40.5' x 19.4'
Stranded on ledge off Point Au Sable. Lake Superior, October 4. 1904; went to pieces a short time later.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1904
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23635
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.67219 Longitude: -86.14183
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sitka (Propeller), U116174, aground, 4 Oct 1904