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Edward Gillen (Propeller), U136214, sunk by collision, 18 May 1903


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The tug EDWARD GILLEN of the Lake Superior Dredging Company was struck and cut in two yesterday by the propeller MAUNA LAO at Duluth, The tug sank, drowning the cook. [MAUNALOA]
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 19, 1903


Surveyors yesterday found the wreck of the tug GILLEN near Duluth. It is not a menace to navigation.
      Buffalo Evening News
      June 19, 1903


The tug GILLEN, which was sunk near Superior entry some time ago by the steamer MAUNOLA, was raised yesterday. She is in very bad shape.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 16, 1903

     
Steam screw EDWARD GILLEN. U. S. No. 136214. Of 57 tons gross; 28 tons net. Buffalo, N.Y., 1891. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 68.5 x 18.0 x 10.3
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     
NOTE: -- Supposedly abandoned 1925


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: 1
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24335
Language of Item:
English
  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 46.78327 Longitude: -92.10658
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Edward Gillen (Propeller), U136214, sunk by collision, 18 May 1903