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Edwin Harmon (Barge), aground, 14 Nov 1887


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Barge HARMON, of 271 Tons. Built 1867 and owned by Gilchrist. Home port, Alpena. Class A 2 and a half. On November 14, 1887, the barge, with a cargo of lumber, went ashore on Lake Erie, and became a total loss. property loss, hull $7,000 cargo $4,500
      1887 Casualty List (Total loss)
      Marine Record, Dec. 15, 1887 p.4


Port Colborne.---The barge E. HARMON, which is ashore on Point Abino, is reported to be broken in two and fast going to pieces. The barge ARK, which is ashore here, was in a fair way of being released.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Nov. 24, 1887 p.1


Buffalo.---There is a report that the barge C. HARMON, ashore on Point Abino, is broken in two. The S.C. HALL has a permit to pull on her.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Nov. 24, 1887 p.1


      American Barge EDWIN HARMON of 271 Tons Reg., and 20 years of age. Bound from
Algoma to Buffalo, when on November 9, 1887 she stranded on Lake Erie, and became a total loss. Property loss $7,000
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1887
      Dept. of Marine and Fisheries


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Reason: aground
Hull damage: $7,000
Cargo: $4,500
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13336
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Edwin Harmon (Barge), aground, 14 Nov 1887