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Francomb (Barge), U76815, struck bridge, 18 Aug 1915


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FRANCOMB Barge, on Aug 18, 1915 Barge collided with Tonawanda Island bridge, bow striking center pier; slight damage to vessel and bridge.
      The Marine Review, February 1916


      Schooner JOHN A. FRANCOMB. U. S. No. 76815. Of 658.48 tons gross; 625.56 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich. 1889. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 180.0 x 36.0 x 13.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891


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Reason: struck bridge
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1915
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9850
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Francomb (Barge), U76815, struck bridge, 18 Aug 1915