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Bertha Barnes (Schooner), U2935, aground, 11 Oct 1905


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St. Ignace, Oct. 12. - The schooner BERTHA BARNES, lumber laden from Thealon, Ont. to Chicago, ran hard aground early yesterday morning on the West Graham Shoals, Straits of Mackinac. The steamer DULUTH failed to release her and is now engaged in lightering the cargo.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 12, 1905

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Mackinaw City, Oct. 13. - The schooner BERTHA BARNES was released from Graham Shoals at 10 o'clock yesterday morning by the ferry steamer DULUTH. The vessel is not badly damaged and will proceed to Chicago as soon as the lightered lumber has been reloaded.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 13, 1905

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Schooner BERTHA BARNES. U. S. No. 2935. Of 330 tons gross; 272 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 151.5 x 30.0 x 10.4 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16994
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bertha Barnes (Schooner), U2935, aground, 11 Oct 1905