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Regulator (Barge), burnt, 22 Sep 1871


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Barge RUBY, and the Barge REGULATOR both with cargoes of hay, burned in the Detroit River; total losses.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall

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      BARGES BURNED. - Two barges, the RUBY and REGULATOR, laden with hay in bales, took fire in the Detroit River at Fighting Island, in the Canadian channel, Friday night, and were entirely consumed, with their cargoes. They were in tow of a small tug.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Tuesday, September 26, 1871


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Freight: hay
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1871
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.5948
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.216944 Longitude: -83.118611
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Regulator (Barge), burnt, 22 Sep 1871