The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Louisa (Scow), aground, 17 Sep 1872


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Kincardine, Sept. 18 - SCOW LOST - The American scow LOUISA, laden with bark from Inverhuron to Detroit, sprung a leak yesterday, and became water-logged. When about 3 miles off this port today she capsized, and is drifting ashore. She now lies about half-a-mile from the shore, and 2 miles south of the harbor. The crew were all saved.
      The Toronto Mail
      Thursday, September 19, 1872

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NOTE:- The scow LOUISA is listed in the 1873 Underwriter's register, it is assumed that she was recovered.



Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: bark
Remarks: Got off ?
Date of Original:
1872
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.15976
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.18339 Longitude: -81.63307
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Louisa (Scow), aground, 17 Sep 1872