The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
International (Tug), 19 Aug 1905


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Capt® Roberô McMurraù oæ thå tuç INTERNATIONAÌ averteä whaô mighô havå  beeî á seriouó accidenô aô thå fooô oæ Ferrù St® Thursdaù bù catchinç ²  bargeó heavilù ladeî witè lumber¬ whicè haä brokeî awaù froí thå stm®  BRADLEY just as they were entering the river.
      Thå bargeó BRIGHTIÅ anä GOSHAWË werå iî to÷ oæ thå BRADLEÙ wheî thå  linå holdinç theí parted® Thå bargeó begaî tï drifô helplesslù dowî thå  easô sidå oæ thå riveò neaò thå Americaî shorå anä threateneä tï crasè intï  the pier.
      Capt® McMurraù seô ouô witè thå INTERNATIONAÌ tï catcè thå driftinç  craft® Hå caughô thå BRIGHTIÅ anä haä toweä heò buô á shorô distancå wheî  she unshipped her rudder.
      McMurraù beacheä thå BRIGHTIÅ iî thå muä oæ Squa÷ Islanä anä theî  directeä hió attentionó tï thå GOSHAWË anä beforå lonç haä heò alsï iî tow¬  took her safely through the bridge and turned her over to the BRADLEY.
      Capt® McMurraù saiä afteò thå accidenô thaô iô waó necessarù tï beacè  thå BRIGHTIÅ undeò thå circumstanceó tï prevenô damage® Shå waó carryinç  about 800,000 ft. of lumber.
      The International Gazette
      August 19, 1905 1-4


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Newspaper
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rescued barges
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.E.5163
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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International (Tug), 19 Aug 1905