Florence Lester (Barge), aground, 15 Nov 1871
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Barge FLORENCE LESTER, cargo lumber, ashore at Rond Eau; got inside.
Marine Disasters on the Western
Lakes during 1871, Capt. J.W. Hall
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GONE A WRECKING. - The tug JOHN MARTIN was chartered at Detroit Friday to
proceed with a steam pump to Rond Eau, to raise the lumber laden barge FLORENCE
LESTER, which is reported sunk at that point. She was on route to Ogdensburgh, and
encountered the storm when below Point Au Pelee.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
Monday, November 20, 1871
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes