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Albert Smith (Propeller), aground, 5 Oct 1887


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Frankfort. ----- The steambarge ALBERT SMITH, with a tow consisting of the J.W. HANNAFORD, ROBERT L. FRYER, SELDEN E. MARVIN, left last Wednesday laden with nearly three million feet of pine lumber for Tonawanda, rate being 30 cents per m. over Bay City freight. Owing to the gale that had prevailed, the water was fully 18 inches lower than usual, causing a delay of seven hours by the SMITH grounding on the bar, but tug HALL assisted by propeller LAWARENCE released her. The consorts also dragged some, but with aid of propeller DEWAR were also released.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Oct. 13, 1887 p. 1




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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1887
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Local identifier:
McN.W.13600
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.63361 Longitude: -86.23454
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Albert Smith (Propeller), aground, 5 Oct 1887