Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wawatam (Propeller), aground, 29 Jul 1903
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Chicago, July 29 - The prop. WATATAM bound in with a cargo of iron ore, ran into a shoal spot off South Chicago today and remained fast the rest of the day The CRESENT CITY tried to pull the vessel off, but did not budge her and her cargo must be lightered. The shoal was caused by a dredge scow dumping its load in the wrong place.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      July 30, 1903



Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1903
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.15935
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.72281 Longitude: -87.53643
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Wawatam (Propeller), aground, 29 Jul 1903