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J. R. Benson (Barge), C85413, gale damage, 11 Nov 1897


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BARGE IN TROUBLE
      Kingsville, Ont., Nov. 13. - The barge BENSON, which has been drifting for the past two days is anchored six miles out from here. Her rudder is gone and deck load is shifted. The boat is heavily laden with coal. The crew came ashore this morning. A tug has been wired for.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, November 13, 1897 1 - 2


Schooner JAMES R. BENSON. Official Canada No. 85413. Of 323 tons register. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1873. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 139.0 x 23.5 x 11.8. Owned by S. Neelon, of St. Caharines, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
     


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Reason: gale damage
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18114
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.03759 Longitude: -82.73872
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. R. Benson (Barge), C85413, gale damage, 11 Nov 1897