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L. B. Crocker (Barge), sunk, 19 Apr 1884


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The old barge L.B. CROCKER, which went ashore at Kelley's Island Sunday night has gone to pieces, the bottom having fallen out of her. She was a rotten old hulk, built in 1853 and owned by B. Hoose of Detroit.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, April 26, 1884
     

CROCKER, L.B. Barge. Home port, Detroit. On April 19, 1884 Barge sunk off Kelly's Island, Lake Erie; raised with hull loss of $1,000.
      Disasters to Lake Vessels, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884


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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $1,000
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8737
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.60422 Longitude: -82.7074
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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L. B. Crocker (Barge), sunk, 19 Apr 1884