The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Agnes L. Potter (Barge), U1926, jettisoned cargo, 18 Jul 1871


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The barge AGNES L. POTTER jettisoned 75 tons of her cargo of iron ore during the storm of Tuesday night (7/18) on Lake Michigan.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      July 24, 1871


Schooner AGNES L. POTTER. U. S. No. 1926. Of 279.16 tons gross; 265.21 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1870. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 133.0 x 27.0 x 9.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885


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Reason: jettisoned cargo
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1871
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15936
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.68473 Longitude: -86.53036
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Agnes L. Potter (Barge), U1926, jettisoned cargo, 18 Jul 1871