The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Jeannette (Barge), C16665 ?, adrift, 15 Oct 1905

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Southampton, Ont., Oct. 18. - During the gale on Sunday night, the tow-barge JEANNETTE, lumber loaded for Tonawanda, broke away from the steamer UNITED LUMBERMAN off Presque Isle, Mich. The JENNETTE drifted across Lake Huron arriving off this port Monday afternoon with her canvas and deck load gone. She was immediately picked un and towed into the harbor by the tug FRANK G. McAULEY
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 18, 1905

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Schooner JENNETTE. Official Canada No. 16665. oF 334 tone Reg. Built Mount Clements, Mich. [sic] 1881. Home port, Midland, Ont. 145.0 x 28.5 x 10.0 Owned by the Morden Transit Co., Midland, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905

NOTE: -- No other vessel was found to match the casualty except C 16665 ?

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Reason: adrift
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Recovered
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
William R. McNeil
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Jeannette (Barge), C16665 ?, adrift, 15 Oct 1905