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Charles Hinckley (Barge), U4365, aground, 14 Nov 1887

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Barge HINCKLEY, of 309 Tons, built 1862 and owned by Gilchrist. Home port, Alpena. Class A 2 and a half. On November 14, 1887 barge, with a cargo of lumber, went ashore on Lake Erie, and became a total loss. Property loss, hull $5,000 cargo $4,500
      1887 Casualty List (Total loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4

American Barge CHARLES HINCKLEY, 25 years of age. On November 9, 1887, while bound from Algoma to Buffalo, barge stranded on Lake Erie, in thick weather, and became a total loss. Property loss $7,000
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1887
      Dept. of Marine and Fisheries

Barge CHARLES HINCKLEY, U. S. Number 4365. of 325.21 Tons Gross. 308.95 Tons Net. Built 1862 at Cleveland. Home port, Alpena, Mich.
      List of (unrigged) Merchant Vessels
      of the United States, 1886

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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $5,000
Cargo: $4,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
William R. McNeil
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Charles Hinckley (Barge), U4365, aground, 14 Nov 1887