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Heather Bell (Barge), sunk, 1 Jun 1874


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Barge HEATHER BELL, cargo wheat, sunk in Lachine Rapids, June 1874. Loss, hull $1,300 cargo $12,000.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874


HEATHER BELL River Barge of 100 Tons. Built Montreal (no date) Owned by Butters & Co. Home port,Montreal. Value $900. last surveyed Feb. 1874.
      Association of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      lake vessel Register for 1874

NOTE:- I have no data on the loss of the HEATHER BELL, she may well have been recovered, however her value being so low, a total loss was entered meanwhile.


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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $1,300
Cargo: $12,000
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11109
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Heather Bell (Barge), sunk, 1 Jun 1874