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Tugboat 'Admiral' Lake Erie sinking...
Item # 571972
December 3, 1942
THE NEW YORK TIMES, New York, December 3, 1942
* Tugboat Admiral sinking
* Lake Erie disaster
This 52 page newspaper has a small, discrete one column headline on page 29: "14 Drowned in Lake Erie"
Tells of the tugboat Admiral sinking in Lake Erie. Unfortunate for such a small report, but it is what it is, a 1st report.
Other news of the day throughout. Rag edition in great condition.
Ship Name: Admiral
Also Known As: Built as W.H. Meyer, renamed Admiral in 1942 during time of vessel rebuild, only 89 days before her sinking.
Type of Ship: Steel propeller tugboat
Ship Size: 93' x 22' x 11'
Ship Owner: Barge and tug operated at time of sinking by Cleveland Tankers, Inc. Tug owned by Allied Oil Co., Cleveland, Ohio
Gross Tonnage: 130
Net Tonnage: 88
Typical Cargo: Tow tug, and occasional harbor icebreaker
Year Built: 1907 - Manitowoc Ship Building Co., Manitowoc, Wisconsin
Category: The 20th Century