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Waddington in Saint Lawrence County, New York — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

The SS Mary

1893-1906

 
 
The SS Mary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
1. The SS Mary Marker
Inscription. The SS Mary 1893-1906. A wooden vessel, steam propelled, gross tonnage 174 & horsepower 216,owned and piloted by Captain John W. Hatch. One summer night after completing her run to Ogdensburg, she was moored behind the home of John & Hattie Hatch in Waddington. Her steam engine exploded and she was hopelessly lost to fire and sank. She was uncovered a half century later during the Seaway Project. This memorial is dedicated to the Hatch family who settled in Waddington, NY in 1831
 
Location. 44° 51.928′ N, 75° 12.357′ W. Marker is in Waddington, New York, in Saint Lawrence County. Marker is on St. Lawrence Avenue 0.1 miles west of Main Street, on the right when traveling west. Click for map. Marker is located between the public parking lot along St. Lawrence Avenue and the boat slips on the St. Lawrence River shoreline. Marker is in this post office area: Waddington NY 13694, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 5 kilometers of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Early Power (within shouting distance of this marker); Ogden Island Mansion (within shouting distance of this marker); George Redington House (approx. 0.2 miles away); Waddington Town Hall
The SS Mary Marker image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
2. The SS Mary Marker
St. Lawrence River and Ogden Island (U.S.) in background.
(approx. 0.2 miles away); St. Paul's Episcopal Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Village of Waddington (approx. 0.2 miles away); In Loving Memory of Those Who Made the Supreme Sacrifice (approx. mile away); The Williamsburg Canals (approx. 2.3 miles away in Canada). Click for a list of all markers in Waddington.
 
Categories. DisastersSettlements & SettlersWaterways & Vessels
 
The SS Mary and Waddington Village Markers image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
3. The SS Mary and Waddington Village Markers
Signs left to right: Island View Park, SS Mary marker, Village of Waddington marker. St. Lawrence River and Ogden Island in background.
The SS Mary and Village of Waddington Markers image. Click for full size.
By Anton Schwarzmueller, November 9, 2014
4. The SS Mary and Village of Waddington Markers
View is northeast - downriver.
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. This page has been viewed 230 times since then and 13 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Anton Schwarzmueller of Wilson, New York. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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