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John Ericsson (Propeller), U77226, aground, 5 Sep 1904


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The big steel propeller JOHN ERICSSON of the Steel Trust Fleet, ran on the rocky shore at Madison during the heavy fog on Monday night. Tugs from Ashtabula and Fairport with the propeller SIEMENS have gone to the assistance of the boat. Manager Sinclair of the Great Lakes Towing Co., has gone from Cleveland to superintend the wrecking operations and may order the ERICSSON lightered. The boat was bound for Conneaut with a cargo of ore and it is said she ran out 23 inches when she struck.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 7, 1904


The propeller ERICSSON is still hard aground near Madison, although the propeller SIEMANS has tried to pull her away.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 8, 1904


The steel trust propeller ERICSSON, which went aground near Madison, was released yesterday after 600 tons of ore had been lightered. She was taken to Conneaut to unload.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 9, 1904


Steam screw JOHN ERICSSON. U. S. No. 77226. Of 3,200 tons gross; 2,378 tons net. Built Superior, Wis., 1896. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 390.0 x 48.0 x 27.0 Freight service. Crew of 23. Of 2,000 indicated horsepower. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1904
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24556
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John Ericsson (Propeller), U77226, aground, 5 Sep 1904