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City of Erie (Barge), adrift, 1 Apr 1874


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


CITY OF ERIE Barge, of 220 Tons, built Rideau Canal 1849. Owned by Kirby, F. & Co. Home port, Grand Haven. Value $3,500 Class B 2. REMARKS - Rebuilt 1866. Repaired in 1869
      National Board of Lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Classification for 1875


CITY OF ERIE Barge, of 220 Tons, Built Rideau Canal 1849. Owned by Kirby, Furlong & Co,. Home port, Grand Haven. Value $7,000. Class B 1. REMARKS- Formerly a Brig.
      Board of Marine Inspectors
      Lake Vessel Classification for 1871


CITY OF TORONTO Brig, of 269 Tons. built Rideau Canal 1859. Owned by J.G. Laidlaw of Toronto. Value $5,500 Class B. Home port, Toronto. REMARKS- Formerly DUNDONELL
      Register of the Ships of the Lakes
      and River St. Lawrence. R.Thomas, 1864


NOTE:- CITY OF ERIE was likely ex CITY OF TORONTO ex DUNDONELL ?


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Notes:
Reason: adrift
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.10748
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Erie (Barge), adrift, 1 Apr 1874