The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
William Burns (Barge), U26215, adrift, 1 Apr 1874


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Barges BURNS, ALLEN, and CITY OF ERIE, broke adrift on Lake Michigan, April 1874. Cost $600 ( say $200 each)
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874


BURNS, WILLIAM Barge, of 187 Tons, built Chicago 1865 by Miller Bros. Owned by Kirby, F & Co. Home port, Grand Haven. Value $4,000. Class B 1. REMARKS- formerly a Bark; repaired 1873
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Classification for 1875


Barge WILLIAM BURNS. U. S. No. 26215. Of 187.35 tons. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871
     


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Reason: adrift
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10746
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Burns (Barge), U26215, adrift, 1 Apr 1874