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Joseph Paige (Schooner), U75593, aground, 8 Oct 1897


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North Tonawanda, Oct. 9. - The schooner PAIGE, with lumber for Willoughby & Hathaway, went aground while trying to make that Company's dock in the North Tonawanda harbor yesterday afternoon. The boat had to be lightered, and even then much trouble was experienced in getting her off. The tugs did not accomplish the schooner's release until 5:30 o'clock in the afternoon. A sandbar near the dock was the cause of the trouble.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, October 9, 1897 4 - 2


Schooner JOSEPH PAIGE. U. S. No. 75593. Of 625.86 tons gross;594.57 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1872. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 190.4 x 32.1 x 12.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18095
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.02033 Longitude: -78.88032
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Joseph Paige (Schooner), U75593, aground, 8 Oct 1897