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Homer Warren (Propeller), U298, collision, 4 Sep 1906


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19 ESCAPE IN LAKE COLLISION.
      The Barge CROSTHWAITE and steamer WARNER Crash Together, Former Sinking.
      Sandusky, Ohio., Sept. 4. -- Nineteen men had a narrow escape from death last night when the steamer HOMER WARREN and her tow, the barge WILLIAM CROSTHWAITE, collided in Lake Erie, near Kelley's Island. A big hole was stove in the WARREN'S bow, but she managed to reach the Kelley's Island dock, where temporary repairs were made. The CROSTHWAITE sank in the south channel where she is said to be a menace to navigation. Her crew were rescued. Both vessels were lumber carriers and belonged to Shannon & Carey, of Saginaw, Mich. They were bound for Alpena, Mich.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 4, 1906


Steam screw HOMER WARREN.* U. S. No. 298. Of 448 tons gross; 281 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio, in 1863. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 176.5 x 29.5 x 11.8 Of 100 nominal horse power. Inland freight service.
* Formerly steam screw ATLANTIC.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1901
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24603
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Homer Warren (Propeller), U298, collision, 4 Sep 1906