The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Waverly (Propeller), U80432, aground, 1 Jul 1896

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Escanaba, Mich. July 31. - The steamer WAVERLY was released from Plum Island this forenoon by the steamer ARGO and the wrecker MONARCH. Three hundred tons of iron ore was lightered on the ARGO and then the stranded steamer was pulled off the beach. The WAVERLY is not leaking and will go clear for South Chicago as soon as her cargp is reloaded.
      Evening Wisconsin
      July 31, 1896

Steam screw WAVERLY. U. S. No. 80432. Of 1,104.02 gross tons; 989.76 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1874. Home port, Sandusky, Ohio. 191.2 x 33.7 x 13.4 Of 300 nominal horsepower
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ore
Remarks: Got off
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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 45.30721 Longitude: -86.95178
William R. McNeil
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Waverly (Propeller), U80432, aground, 1 Jul 1896