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Uganda

Uganda's depth and the strong current make her a difficult though it's worth the trouble. She sits upright and intact, with her midship cabin the only one still in place. Engine, boiler, anchors and much more mechanical equipment remain at this site.



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Other Names:none
Official Number:25289
Vessel Built:1892, F. Wheeler, W. Bay City hull# 88
Vessel Specifications:291x41x20, 2053g 1709n
Type of Vessel:Wooden Steamer
Depth to Deck:185 ft (56m)
Depth to Bottom:207 ft (63m)
How it Sunk:Bound Milwaukee for Buffalo, struck pack ice and cut her hull. Despite frantic effort by the crew to save her she finally sank. Crew of 22 saved by steamer DONALDSON.
Loss Type:Ice
Date of Loss:1913, Apr. 19
Place of Loss:4 mi E of White Shoals, Western Straits
Vessel Cargo:Corn
Lives Loss:none
References:Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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March 30, 2017

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