The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. A. Barr (Barge), U96218, 25 May 1899


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A book of rare interest to vessel men could very probably be made up of the correspondence that passed between George L. McCurdy of Chicago, representing the underwriters, and W.C. Richardson of Cleveland, representing the owners of the steamer J.H. OUTHWAITE and consort, H.A. BARR, which are again about to go into commission after a year of idleness due to differences regarding insurance that followed an accident in which they narrowly escaped total loss on Lake Huron. A legal fight of a very bitter nature was promised in connection with this loss, but now that it has been settled it seems that all parties to the controversy have buried their differences completely, as is usual in matters of this kind. It is understood that the owners of the vessels get $26,500, with their ships returned to them under conditions that will permit of insurance equal to the best that is granted wooden vessels. A tow of this kind, free from freight contracts on account of having been out of the market when low freights were the rule, ought to make $12,000 or $13,000 during the present season.
      The Marine Review
      May 25, 1899
     
     
Schooner H.A. BARR. U. S. No. 96218. Of 1119 tons gross; 1063 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1893. Home port, Cleveland, O. 217.0 x 35.0 x 16.9.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     
NOTE:- H.A. BARR became Canadian 1900 [C107489]
     


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Newspaper
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agreement for repairs
Date of Original:
1899
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McN.E.8126
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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H. A. Barr (Barge), U96218, 25 May 1899