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B. M. Baker (Barge), struck pier, 27 Jul 1878


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The tug MOLLIE SPENCER, of Rochester, on the way to Black River, for coal, burst a pipe and came into Ashtabula harbor last Sunday afternoon (7/27). Going too far to the westward, the last barge the BAKER ran into the west pier and stove a hole in her bows. She was very rotten.
      Ashtabula News
      August 1, 1878 8-2


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Newspaper
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Reason: struck pier
Freight: coal
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14653
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.86505 Longitude: -80.78981
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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B. M. Baker (Barge), struck pier, 27 Jul 1878