Empire (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1866
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EMPIRE Barge of 1,200 Tons, owned at Detroit by McGregor Bros. Bound from Saginaw to Buffalo, went ashore in a gale on Lake Huron, October 1866. Loss to ship $1,300 insurance $580. Loss to cargo $795 no insurance on cargo.
Marine Casualtieson the great
Lakes 1863-1873 U. S. Coast Guard
EMPIRE Barge of 1140 tons, built by G.W. Jones at Cleveland in 1844. Owned by Noyes & Taylor, Port of hail, Buffalo. Valued at $11,000. Class 3. REMARKS--Formerly steamer EMPIRE, large repairs in 1865
Board of lake Underwriters
Lake Vessel Register for 1866
EMPIRE, Paddle wheel steamer of 1,140 Tons, built Cleveland 1844. Official U.S. Number 8559. after long lay-up, rebuilt as sloop barge 8/2/1862. Rig changed to propeller April 25, 1870. Foundered near Port Rowan, Ontario Nov. 23, 1870, no lives lost.
Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
Lytle Holdcamper list, 1790 to 1868
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- Reason: aground
Hull damage: $1,300
Remarks: Got off
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes