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Cato (Barge), sunk, 1 Sep 1861


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CATO Barge, cargo 10,700 bushels of wheat, sunk in Galop Rapids, River St. Lawrence.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 22, 1862. Casualty List, 1861

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Capt. E. P. Dorr received the following dispatch yesterday:
      Kingston, C. W., Sept. 11.
The propeller AKRON is ashore at Long Point, Lake Ontario. She is loaded with a cargo of corn. Have sent a tug to her assistance.
      Capt. Dorr also received another dispatch, stating that the barge CATO sank Wednesday at Gallop Rapids, Lake Ontario, with 10,700 bushels of wheat, which she shipped on the propeller AKRON at Detroit, and re-shipped over the Welland Railway.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, September 13, 1861

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      SUNK. --- By Telegraph to Capt. E. P. Dorr, from Kingston, C. W., we learn that the barge CATO sunk yesterday at Gallop Rapids, Lake Ontario (sic), with 10,700 bushels of wheat, which was shipped on the propeller AKRON at Detroit and re-shipped over the Welland Railway.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 13, 1861


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $200
Cargo: $12,000
Freight: wheat
Date of Original:
1861
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4697
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cato (Barge), sunk, 1 Sep 1861