The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Eagle (Scow), aground, 1 Aug 1871


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AMERICAN EAGLE Scow, ashore near Erie; released.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall


      VESSEL ASHORE. - The scow EAGLE, Captain Baker, sprung a leak and went ashore at Six Mile Creek, on Saturday night. She was loaded with 120 tons of ore from Buffalo to Erie. The ore is insured, but the vessel is not. She can be got off easily at present. About $800 were expended on repairing her last Spring. She is owned by Mr. Russell, of the firm of Bates & Russell, shipbrokers of Cleveland. - Erie Dispatch.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 16, 1871



      EAGLE, Schooner of 87 tons, built Ogdensburg by H.C. Pierson in 1863. Owned by Russell. Home port, Cleveland. Class C 1. Value $400. Remarks - Scow, built on old bottom.
      Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register, 1873


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4569
Language of Item:
English
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Eagle (Scow), aground, 1 Aug 1871