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Manda (Barge), aground, 22 Jun 1906


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BARGE GOES ON BALLARD'S REEF.
Detroit, June 20. -- After the barge MANDA had been released from the Lime Kiln Crossing, the vessel stranded a second time, going on Ballard's Reef above Amherstburg, with several compartments full of eater and a list to starboard. The AMERICA was released from the Lime Kilns at 5 o'clock last night.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, June 20, 1906

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      A despatch from Amherstburg says that the steamers HENRY B. SMITH and G. WATSON FRENCH are aground at Bar Point. It has been arranged to have dredges set to work at once in an effort to have the vessels released. The barge MANDA is also aground at Bar Point and is waiting for a wrecking outfit from up the lakes.
      The Buffalo Times
      June 22, 1906

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      WORK OF RELEASING THE BARGE MANDA,
DETROIT, June 22.-Small WOLVIN with wreck outfit aboard, in charge of Capt. W. W. Smith, reached the stranded barge MANDA late yesterday.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, June 22, 1906

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      BARGE MANDA IS DOCKED AT CLEVELAND.
Cleveland, June 27. -- The barge MANDA, which was aground in Detroit River, arrived here yesterday. The air compressors keep the water down, but it is thought the hull is in bad shape. The boat will be docked today.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, June 27, 1906


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1906
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17129
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.055277 Longitude: -83.116388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Manda (Barge), aground, 22 Jun 1906