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I. W. Nichols (Propeller), U100589, aground, 27 Nov 1913

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Steamm screw I.W. NICHOLS. U. S. No. 100589. Of 2624 tons gross. Built 1894. On November 27, 1913 vessel stranded on Lake Huron with 19 persons on board. No lives lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1914

      Steam screw INLAND.* U.S. No. 100589. Of 1,888 tons gross; 1,098 tons net. Built at Cleveland, Ohio in 1894. Home port, Baltimore, Md. 248.0 x 42.0 x 21.5 and a crew of 24. Freight service. Steel built.
      * Formerly [a] U. S. steam screw I.W. NICHOLAS, [b] British steam screw INLAND.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1917
NOTE: Vessel shortened 75 feet after the 1913 accident.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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I. W. Nichols (Propeller), U100589, aground, 27 Nov 1913