The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Yakima (Propeller), U27630, aground, 1 Sep 1902

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The steamer ROME, with 2800 tons of iron aboard, is on the bottom of Bete Gris Bay, She sprang a leak while seeking shelter from a lake Superior gale,
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 13, 1902

NOTE:-- the above name is an error in the newspsper, and should have been YAKIMA instead of ROME

The YAKIMA has been pulled off the rocks of Bete Gris Bay. She left her steel shoe behind
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 23, 1902

      Steam screw YAKIMA. U. S. No. 27630. Of 1986 gross tons; 1657 tons net. Built at Cleveland, O., in 1887.
      279.0 x 40.5 x 20.0 Crew of 17. Of 1,850 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 47.37491 Longitude: -87.94594
William R. McNeil
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Yakima (Propeller), U27630, aground, 1 Sep 1902