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Ketchum (Barge), aground, 1 Nov 1874

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KETCHUM Barge, ashore at Point Abino, Lake Erie, November 1874. Property loss $15,000
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter-Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874

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      The barge KETCHUM ashore at Pt. Abino, was got off early yesterday morning and towed under the Point where she sunk in shallow water. The tug NIAGARA came to Buffalo for a steam pump and has returned.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 18, 1874 3-6

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      The barge KETCHUM, recently ashore near Pt. Abino, reached port yesterday in tow of the tug BRYANT. Two pumps were at work to keep her afloat. She will be places in Mills & Welch's drydock for the necessary repairs.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 19, 1874 3-6

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $15,000
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
William R. McNeil
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Ketchum (Barge), aground, 1 Nov 1874