Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Henry W. Oliver (Propeller), U96445, aground, 15 Sep 1909
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The steamer HENRY W. OLIVER is still aground on the head of Walpole Island. Tugs were at work yesterday without success. The OLIVER got fast during the fog early Sunday morning.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 16, 1909
The steamer OLIVER, which was aground at Walpole island, has been released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 18, 1909
Steam Screw HENRY W. OLIVER.* U. S. No. 96445. Of 4,909 tons gross. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1899. 444.0 x 50.0 x 24.6
      * Renamed S.H. ROBBINS - U. S. - 1915 [sold Canada 1948]
      BURLINGTON - Canada - 1948 [C 175997 ]
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.5675 Longitude: -82.495833
William R. McNeil
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Henry W. Oliver (Propeller), U96445, aground, 15 Sep 1909