Kalkaska (Propeller), U14429, aground, 1 Sep 1898
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Duluth with the ALOHA, MEAD and MEDIATOR in tow. The boats went ashore above Portage Lake canal and the KALASKA was only able to get the ALOHA afloat. Assistance was promptly sent. There will be some salvage on the lumber cargoes of the schooners MEAD and MEDIATOR, but there is small chance of saving either of the boats. The
life-savers rescued the crews.
Sept. 22, I898
The schooner J.H. MEAD was released and began proceedings against the steamer KALKASKA to recover damages for loss sustained by his vessel going ashore. He claims the steamer was negligent.
Sept. 29, I898
The steamer KALKASKA is in the shipyard at Chicago for repairs also the barge ALOHA is receiving 20 feet of a new keel aft.
September 29, 1898
Steam screw KALKASKA. U. S. No. 14429 . Of 679.66 tons gross; 555.02 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1884. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 178.0 x 33.8 x 15.5
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
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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