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Enterprise (Propeller), C83143, aground, 13 Sep 1894

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The Canadian steamer ENTERPRISE which was abandoned by her owners off Alpena, has been saved by American wreckers, and will become an American boat.
      Duluth Weekly Herald
      December 26, 1894
Steamer ENTERPRISE, stranded North Point Thunder Bay Reef, September 13, 1894. Value of loss $34,000
      Marine Record
      January 3, 1895
Steam screw NORSEMAN.* U.S. No. 130689. Of 660.01 tons gross; 501.81 tons net. Built at St. Catharines, Ont., in 1864. Home port, Port Huron, Mich.. 172.0 x 32.0 x 12.5
      * formerly British steam screw ENTERPRISE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1896
Steam screw ENTERPRISE.* Official Canada No. 83143. Of 915 gross tons. Built at St. Catharines, Ont., in 1864.
      172.8 x 28.4 x 12.2.
      * Renamed NORSEMAN - U. S. - 1895 [ U 130689 ]
      NORSEMAN - Canada - 1903 [C 83143 ]
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $34,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.00001 Longitude: -83.39997
William R. McNeil
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Enterprise (Propeller), C83143, aground, 13 Sep 1894