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F. T. Barney (Schooner), aground, 19 Nov 1857


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Schooner F.T. BARNEY, stranded near Bayfield, Lake Huron, got off and towed to Detroit. Property loss $6,500.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 Casualty List)

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      Goderich (C.W.) Nov. 21. -- The severe gale of Wednesday has continued unabated throughout the day. The schooner F. T. BARNEY, bound up with a cargo of iron, is ashore 16 miles south of this place. The crew were saved.
      The steam tug UNCLE BEN, of Detroit, is ashore at Kettle Point, a total wreck.
      The schooner JOSEPH WILSON, of Goderich, is ashore at Stony Island. Crew saved.
      The crew of the GAME COCK, represented ashore near here yesterday, are saved.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      November 23, 1857

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We take the following from the Detroit Tribune of Saturday evening:
      We learn by J. T. Whiting, Esq., that he received a telegram that the schooner F. T. BARNEY was ashore near Bayfield, on Lake Huron , probably with a cargo of grain, bound down
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 24, 1857

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      Mr. Quigley has succeeded in fishing up 57 of the 135 tons of iron which sunk from the wreck of the F.T. BARNEY last fall. The iron has been landed at Detroit.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 26, 1858

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3399
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.56679 Longitude: -81.69978
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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F. T. Barney (Schooner), aground, 19 Nov 1857