The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Glasgow (Propeller), U85199, aground, 12 Nov 1883

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Detroit, Mich., Nov., 12. -- A west gale has been blowing since 4 p. m. yesterday. The schooner DAVID VANCE is aground at St. Clair River, near the cut. The steambarge GLASGOW and all three barges are hard aground on foot of Fighting Island. Also the steambarge NEVADA and barge are ashore at the same place.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883

In the Detroit River, at Fighting Island, the steambarge GLASGOW and tow are ashore, also two or three other barges. They will sustain no other damage, however, beyond detention, and will soon be got afloat. - Detroit Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 15, 1883

Steam screw GLASGOW. U. S. No. 85199. Of 303.81 tons gross; 226.79 tons net. Built Trenton, Mich., 1872. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 138.6 x 26.0 x 11.4. Of 400 nominal horse-power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.216944 Longitude: -83.118611
William R. McNeil
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Glasgow (Propeller), U85199, aground, 12 Nov 1883