The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Aunt Ruth (Scow), dismasted, 20 Aug 1871


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Scow AUNT RUTH, lost fore and maintopmasts by a squall on Lake Erie.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

      . . . . .

      DISMASTED. - During the blow Sunday night the scow AUNT RUTH, with coal from Erie to Cleveland, lost her foremast and maintopmast. She was towed into Cleveland Monday morning by the tug W.B. SCOTT, and will unload and go into dock for repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, August 23, 1871


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: dismasted
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5848
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Aunt Ruth (Scow), dismasted, 20 Aug 1871