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Wawatam (Propeller), U81324, aground, 9 Oct 1904

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The steel trust propeller WAWATAM went ashore yesterday off North Point, near Milwaukee, and is exposed to all the fury of the present storm. She is leaking badly and unless tugs can succeed in releasing her immediately she may go to pieces. The WAWATAM is out two feet all around.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 10, 1904
Steam screw WAWATAM. U. S. No. 81324. Of 1,856 tons gross; 1,526 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1891. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 266.0 x x 38.2 x 19.6 Crew of 19. Of 900 indicated horsepower. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.06446 Longitude: -87.86897
William R. McNeil
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Wawatam (Propeller), U81324, aground, 9 Oct 1904