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General Sherman (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1874


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GENERAL SHERMAN Barge, cargo of lumber & salt, wrecked at Fairport, October, 1874 Property loss, Hull $4,000 cargo $5,000.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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The barge GENERAL SHERMAN, laden with salt and lumber, is waterlogged at Fairport.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      October 31, 1874 3-1

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A dispatch from Cleveland to Wm. Lovering, says that the barge GEN. SHERMAN, salt and lumber laden, is waterlogged at Fairport, and the prop. ECLIPSE, light is ashore at Avon Pt.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 30, 1874 3-5


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Hull damage: $4,000
Cargo: $5,000
Freight: lumber & salt
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1874
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Local identifier:
McN.W.11682
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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General Sherman (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1874