The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
M. L. Pierce (Canal Boat), sunk, 28 May 1857


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CANAL BOAT SUNK. - We learn from J.G. Kilock, Deputy Canal Collector, that the canal boat MIAMI VALLEY was sunk on the providence Blackwater, on the night of the 28th. inst. She was loaded with wheat and oats principally. Boats were unable to pass for a day or two. We also learn that the canal boat M.L. PIERCE was sunk in the lock south of the junction; she was loaded with staves. - Toledo Blade, 30.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, June 2, 1857

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: staves
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16909
Language of Item:
English
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.66394 Longitude: -83.55521
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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M. L. Pierce (Canal Boat), sunk, 28 May 1857