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NIAGARA - IMO 5250569

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Photo Details
Photographer:Jeff Thoreson [View profile]Title:NIAGARAAdded:Jan 26, 2006
Captured:IMO:5250569Hits:3,358
Location:Erie, United States
Photo Category: Scrapyard Ships
Description:
Retired sandsucker Niagara (built in 1896) being cut up for scrap at Erie, November 1997. The vessel was scrapped locally as the scrap value was not worth a tow.

Scrapping had begun in October 1997 and was complete by June 1998.
Vessel Identification
Name:Niagara
IMO:5250569
Technical Data
Vessel type:Yacht
Gross tonnage:1,804 tons
Summer DWT:1,890 tons

Additional Information
Status:Dead
Build year:1897
AIS Information
AIS information: N/A
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Tom Turner on Nov 06, 2005 02:33 (11 years ago)
It hurts to see something that old and likely somewhat unique at this point, getting scrapped.
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