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George B. Leonard (Propeller), U86671, aground, 4 May 1903


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It was reported the propeller GEORGE B. LEONARD became stranded at Vital Shoal yesterday and tugs were sent to her assistance.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 5, 1903


     
Work is progressing rapidly on releasing the propeller GEORGE B. LEONARD which stranded near Vital Shoal, and she is now out three feet.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 6, 1903
     

After lightering about 400 tons of coal, the propeller GEORGE B. LEONARD was released from Vital Shoal yesterday by tugs.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 7, 1903


Steam screw GEORGE B. LEONARD. U. S. No. 86671. Of 4037 gross tons; 2844 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1903. Home port, Oswego, N.Y. 380.0 x 50.0 x 23.6 Crew of 22. Of 1,800 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     
NOTE:- Vital Shoal is almost certainly Vidal Shoal, in the upper approach to St Marys River.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24331
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.504166 Longitude: -84.385555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George B. Leonard (Propeller), U86671, aground, 4 May 1903