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Crete (Barge), U127180, aground, 18 Aug 1901


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Yesterday afternoon the stmr. CRETE loaded railroad iron at the Lehigh Valley's Tifft Farm dock and went on the bottom in attempting to get away. The HIBBARD and DANFORTH succeeded in releasing her last night.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 18, 1901 10-4

Obviously an error, the above vessel was a schooner barge


      Schooner barge CRETE. U. S. No. 127180. Of 2,040 gross tons. Built West Bay City, Mich. in 1897
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: railroad iron
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1901
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14984
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Crete (Barge), U127180, aground, 18 Aug 1901