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L. C. Waldo (Propeller), U141421, aground, 8 Nov 1913


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Steam screw L.C. WALDO. U. S. No. 141421. Of 4,466 tons gross. Built 1896. On November 8, 1913 vessel stranded on Manitou Island, Lake Superior, with 23 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported for American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1915
     

Propeller RIVERTON.* Official Canadian Number 137898. Built at Bay City, Mich., U.S.A. in 1896. Of 4423 gross tons; 2684 tons reg. Home port, Toronto, Ont. Owned by Matthews Steamship Co.,Toronto, Ont. 451.0 x 46.6 x 23.1 and 196 horse power.
      * Formerly L.C. WALDO.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920
     

L.C. WALOO,* Built March 7, 1896 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U. S. No. 141421 4244 gt-3290 nt 387.3' x 48' x 23.8'
Lengthened 84' in 1905.
* Renamed (b) RIVERTON - Can -1915 (C 137898)
      (c) MOHAWK DEER - Can -1944
While under tow for scrapping at Spezia, Italy, broke tow line on night of November 6/7,1967, and stranded at Portofino, Italy. in Gulf of Genoa.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24843
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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L. C. Waldo (Propeller), U141421, aground, 8 Nov 1913