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Minnie (Barge), aground, 1 Nov 1880


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The barges PRINCESS and MINNIE were blown from the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Co's wharf at Kingston to the Pittsburg shore just above the bridge. (Cataraqui Bridge)
      Toronto Globe
      November 9, 1880

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      Yesterday afternoon pumps were sent to work on the barge MINNIE ashore near Point Frederick, but their operations were futile. The barge was broken up so badly that its' owners the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co,. have decided to abandon it. The loss will be abouit $3,500. No insurance.
      Toronto Globe
      November 10, 1880


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Remarks: Abandoned
Date of Original:
1880
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.15746
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Minnie (Barge), aground, 1 Nov 1880