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Little Wissahickon (Barge), U36351, aground, 30 Oct 1894


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LITTLE WISSAHICKON, a barge bound down the river in tow of the MIAMI, struck on Bird Island Reef yesterday. The tow line parted and she struck there 2 1/2 hours until released by tugs. She was not leaking and did not appear to be injured.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      October 31, 1894 7-1


Schooner LITTLE WISSAHICKON.* U. S. No. 36351. Of 376.53 tons gross; 357.70 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1869. Home port, Port Huron. 146.4 x 29.4 x 12.0.
      * Formerly schooner EDWARD KEAN
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1894
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15878
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.89534 Longitude: -78.9067
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Little Wissahickon (Barge), U36351, aground, 30 Oct 1894