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Niagara (Barge), lost deck load, 1 Nov 1871


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NIAGARA Barge, lost deck load of lumber on Lake Huron.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall



      LUMBER LOST. - The barge NIAGARA, formerly the propeller of that name, which arrived at Detroit in company with the barge FORESTER, while off Pointe aux Barques, lost overboard some 20,000 feet of her deck load of lumber. The tow, which consisted of three barges, are on the way to Tonawanda. The barge FORESTER was waterlogged when she arrived at Detroit.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 15, 1871


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Reason: lost deck load
Freight: lumber
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6372
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Niagara (Barge), lost deck load, 1 Nov 1871