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Newcombe (Schooner), U95428, leak, 14 Nov 1883

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Port Huron, Mich., Nov. 18. -- The tug M. SWAIN left here tonight, and tows the barge NEWCOMB, now full of water at Decatur, to Buffalo and back. The tug has on board two steam pumps and hawsers. Geo. McLeod has charge of the expedition.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, November, 1883

The NEWCOMBE sprung a leak near the Sault, and was towed there for repairs. She was obliged to let go her other consort, the PFISTER, in a heavy storm. - Duluth Report
      Marine Record
      Nov. 22, 1883

NEWCOMBE Schr. ashore Nov. 14, 1883. Value $9,000. Loss $3,000
      Casualty List for 1883
      Toronto Globe, Dec. 4, 1883

Schooner H.R. NEWCOMB. U. S. No. 95428. Of 894.85 tons gross; 850.11 tons net. Built East Saginaw, Mich., 1876. Home port, Cleveland, O.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1884

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
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Newcombe (Schooner), U95428, leak, 14 Nov 1883