Arthur Orr (Propeller), U107005, aground, 21 Jul 1916
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STEAMER ORR IS AGROUND.
According to advices from Port Huron, the steamer ARTHUR ORR, bound to Depot Harbor with package freight and grain, went ashore at Yeo Island, opposite Cove Island, Georgian Bay, Thursday night. The ORR, wjich is on a flat rock, is out three feet forward and is leaking. Part of the cargo will have to be lightered in order to float the stranded boat.
The steamer GLENFINNAN is alongside the ORR, taking off her cargo, and the tug MICHIGAN and lighter NEWMAN left Port Huron at 12 o'clock Thursday to go to her assistance..
Buffalo Daily Courier
July 23, 1916
Steam screw ARTHUR ORR. U. S. No. 107005. Of 2,745 tons gross; 2,117 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1893. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 334.0 x 41.3 x 21.8 Steel built. Crew of 20. Freight service. Of 800 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1918
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes