The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary Stockton (Schooner), U50515, water-logged, 1 Sep 1887


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Sand Beach.---The propeller OSWEGATCHIE, bound down, came in with her tow sadly demoralized; the barges MARY STOCKTON and WYOMING were waterlogged. The WYOMING was pumped out by the life-saving crew, and went on with the tow, but the STOCKTON's decks are badly broken up and are about two feet under water. She now lies at the pier waiting to be towed up the river.
      The Marine record
      Thurs. Sept. 29, 1887 p. 4


Sand beach.---The tug ORIENT came up Sunday night and towed the waterlogged barge STOCKTON to Port Huron. The life-saving crew went down with her.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 6, 1887 p. 5


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Reason: water-logged
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13579
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Stockton (Schooner), U50515, water-logged, 1 Sep 1887