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Woodruff (Bark), aground, 21 Oct 1873


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Leamington, Oct. 22 - Three barges were destroyed last night off Point au Pelee, all of Bay City, Mich., the barge DAVID MORRIS has gone to pieces in shallow water. The barge GLOBE has gone to pieces near the MORRIS. The barge SAGINAW sank in 11 feet of water, she was loaded. The bark WOODRUFF ashore here has gone to pieces. The bark WOODRUFF of Buffalo, dragged her anchor and came ashore here last night.
      The Toronto Mail
      Thursday, October 23, 1873

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A dispatch from Toronto says that three barges were destroyed during last night's gale off Pt. Au Pelee, all of Bay City, Mich., The barges DAVID MORRIS and GLOBE have gone to pieces in shallow water, the barge SAGINAW sank in 11 feet of water and another vessel is reported ashore a short distance down from Pt. Au Pelee, name unknown.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, October 23, 1873


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1873
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15082
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Woodruff (Bark), aground, 21 Oct 1873