The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Nucleus (Bark), U18103, sunk, 1 May 1860


Description
Full Text

Bark NUCLEUS, cut through by ice, and sank in Niagara River.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty list, 1860)

      . . . . .

      BARQUE NUCLEUS. - This vessel while being towed out of this port between the reefs yesterday, with three other vessels, by the propeller RELIEF, struck a cake of ice making a hole in her bows and filling her full of water. She drifted down the river and brought up below the old Canada Dock - bows on the bank and stern sunk down to taffrail. She will be speedily raised, pumped out and put on the dock.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, May 2, 1860

      . . . . .

      The barque NUCLEUS has been partly raised by Capt. Gager, and will probably be got on drydock today or tomorrow.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, May 12, 1860

      . . . . .
Bark NUCLEUS. U. S. No. 18103. Of 297.04 tons. Home port, Chicago, Ill.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1869
     



Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $800
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1860
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.3903
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Nucleus (Bark), U18103, sunk, 1 May 1860