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
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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