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D. (Barge), struck pier, 19 Aug 1871


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Barge D, struck the pier at Lachine Canal and damaged; cargo grain.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      SUNK. - The Kingston Whig says: "On Saturday evening the barge D., owned by Coulthurst & Macphie, and which loaded with the firm here for Montreal, sunk on her downward trip in the Lachine Canal, through striking against a pier. Her cargo of 14,000 bushels of wheat is all damaged, and insured."
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, August 22, 1871



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Reason: struck pier
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5837
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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D. (Barge), struck pier, 19 Aug 1871