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Illinois (Barge), sunk, 1 Oct 1869


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ILLINOIS Barge, broke adrift from a tow on Lake Huron, and sunk; total loss.
      Marine Disasters on the Western
      Lakes during 1869, Capt. J.W. Hall



The Milwaukee Sentinel learns that the barge ILLINOIS, which has been engaged in the Saginaw lumber trade for a year or two, broke in two near Lakeport, below Port Huron, last week and will prove a total loss. She was being towed by the prop. IRON CITY at the time of the disaster. The ILLINOIS was formerly a steamer, and had a carrying capacity of between 700,000 and 800,000 ft. of lumber. She was owned by M.B. Kean, of Detroit. There was no insurance upon her.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      November 5, 1869 3-4


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Reason: sunk
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1869
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8056
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Illinois (Barge), sunk, 1 Oct 1869