Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William H. Truesdale (Propeller), aground, 9 Apr 1909
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The wrecker FAVORITE is at work on the steamer WILLIAM H. TRUESDALE, which was blown ashore Wednesday afternoon. Part of the coal cargo is being lightered to the steamer WOOD. It is not believed the TRUESDALE is damaged.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, April 10. 1909

      The wrecker FAVORITE and the steamer JAMES CORRIGAN have lightered 3,000 tons of coal from the stranded steamer TRUESDALE, but the boat is still hard aground
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, April 13, 1909

      The stranded steamer WILLIAM H. TRUESDALE was pulled into deep water by the tugs MASON and CASCADE yesterday and lies under the breakwall. The steamer CORRIGAN holds 3,000 tons of coal taken from the TRUESDALE.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, April 14, 1909

Item Type
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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William H. Truesdale (Propeller), aground, 9 Apr 1909