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William Stevenson (Propeller), U81152, sunk, 16 Aug 1902

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Shortly after 2 o'clock this morning the tug WILLIAM STEPHENSON, lying in the Erie Basin at the foot of Genesee street, sprung a leak and sank. The tug is the property of the Lake Erie Dredging Company. No one was on the boat when it went down. The ddredging company is investigating to ascertain if a hole was cut in the bottom of the tug.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 16, 1902
Steam screw Wm. STEVENSON. U. S. No. 81152. Of 34 tons gross; 23 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1887. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 50.5 x 14.8 x 8.8 Crew of 3,
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: sunk
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Remarks: Repaired
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88228 Longitude: -78.88781
William R. McNeil
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William Stevenson (Propeller), U81152, sunk, 16 Aug 1902