The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Oswegatchie (Propeller), aground, 9 Nov 1887


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Port Colborne.---The steamer OSWEGATCHIE with two barges in tow, bound to Buffalo, laden with lumber from Alpena, went ashore on Point Abino on the night of the 9th. during smoky weather. The steamer threw overboard about 50,000 feet of lumber and succeeded in working herself off. She came here for assistance. Two tugs went to the barges at once, but on account of the heavy sea that was running they were forced to return without doing anything. They went to them again, and found the barges full of water and deserted. The crews had gone ashore.
      The Marine Record
      Thurs. Nov. 17, 1887 p. 5


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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.13701
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oswegatchie (Propeller), aground, 9 Nov 1887