Senator (Barge), C80698, collision, 20 Sep 1883
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BARGES IN COLLISION.
[Special Telegram to the Inter Ocean]
Kingston, Ont., Sept. 27. -- Yesterday the barge SENATOR, of the Montreal Transportation Company, bound up, laden with railroad iron, struck the barge FRONTENAC, of the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Company, bound down, in the Cornwall Canal, damaging the latter's bow, so that she filled and sank. The FRONTENAC had 18,000 bushels of corn of the schooner BANGOLORE, from Toledo.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, September, 1883
barge SENATOR in collision with the steambarge (sic) FRONTENAC in the Cornwall Canal, September 20, 1883. The FRONTENAC and her cargo was a total loss. No mention of damage to the SENATOR
Statement of Wreck Casualty for 1883
Department of Marine and Fisheries
Barge SENATOR. Official Canada No. 80698. Of 308 tons reg. Built at Kingston, Ont., in 1882. Home port, Montreal, Que. 150.7 x 26.9 x 9.5. Owned by Montreal Transportation Co.
List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1886
NOTE:-- The FRONTENAC was a barge NOT a steambarge.
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- William R. McNeil
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