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Uranus (Propeller), U25339, collision, 19 Aug 1906


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Detroit, Aug. 20. The wooden package freighter GOV. SMITH, owned by the Rutland Transit Co., was sunk yesterday in collision with the Gilchrist steamer URANUS, eight miles off Pointe Aux Barques, in Lake Huron. It is understood that smoke on the lake was responsible for the collision. The crew of the GOV. SMITH escaped.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 20, 1906


      URANUS ABLE TO GET AWAY FOR ASHLAND.
Sault Ste. Marie, Aug. 23. -- The steamer URANUS was yesterday pronounced seaworthy after the divers' examination and has left for Ashland. Permanent repairs from collision with the GOV. SMITH will be heavy.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 23, 1906
     
     
     
      URANUS * Built April 20, 1901 Bulk Propeller - Steel
      U. S. No. 25339 3748 gt - 2943 nt 346' x 48' x 28'
      * Renamed, (b) W.C. FRANZ - Can - 1913 (C 130775)
Sunk in collision with Stmr. EDWARD E. LOOMIS, November 21, 1934, 30 miles southeast of Thunder Bay Island, Lake Huron; 4 lives lost.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1906
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McN.W.24593
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English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Uranus (Propeller), U25339, collision, 19 Aug 1906