The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lotus (Bark), aground, 12 Aug 1871


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Bark LOTUS, ashore on Peach Island; lightered off.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      AGROUND AND OFF. - The bark LOTUS, with a cargo of 18,837 bushels of rye
from Chicago, struck on Peach Island reef Saturday evening. She remained until
Sunday evening, when she was liberated by the steamer FAVORITE, aided by a
lighter, and towed to Lake Erie. The LOTUS sustained no damage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, August 16, 1871

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Media Type:
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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: rye
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.4564
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.345 Longitude: -82.927777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lotus (Bark), aground, 12 Aug 1871