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Eclipse (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1874


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ECLIPSE Barge, ashore above Cleveland, October 1874. property loss $500.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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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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      The prop. ECLIPSE is ashore at Avon Point.
      Buffalo Evening Post
      October 31, 1874 3-1

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      The prop. ECLIPSE, which a few days ago had her machinery removed at Cleveland and subsequently lost below Black River while in tow of the steambarge YOSEMITE, was another of the relics of bygone days. She was 620 tons burden, and was built at Buffalo by Frederick Jones in 1857, and for several years ran in the New York Central Railroad line. The past 2 years she has been serving as a steambarge, and was finally passed away, fortunately without the sacrifice of any lives. It would be gratifying if the same could have been written of other previously lost.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 6, 1874


      The wrecking tug MONITOR has recovered more material from sunken vessels on Lake Erie. Capt. Cole reports having taken out the machinery from the J.C. CROWE, sunk off Leamington in 1874. He has also raised the boiler of the prop. ECLIPSE which sunk in Lake Erie Last season.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 9, 1875 3-5


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1874
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.11685
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Eclipse (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1874