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Robert Wallace (Propeller), U110518, sunk, 17 Nov 1902


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The steamer ROBERT WALLACE foundered in 300 feet of water on Lake Superior last night. The crew were rescued by the schooner ASHLAND which the WALLACE had in tow, and were brought to Two Harbors early today by the tug EDNA G. The WALLACE, iron ore laden, bound for Cleveland broke its stern pipe about 13 miles South by East of two Harbors. Water soon filled the hold and the crew abandoned ship. She was owned by James Corrigan of Cleveland and was built in 1882.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, November 18, 1902


Steam screw ROBERT WALLACE. U.S. No. 110518. Of 1,189.56 tons gross; 1,905.38 tons net. Built 1882 at Cleveland, Ohio. Home Port, Black River, Ohio. 209.4 x 36.2 x 17.9
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1886
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1902
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24485
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 47.02271 Longitude: -91.67073
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Robert Wallace (Propeller), U110518, sunk, 17 Nov 1902