The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
E. Cohen (Barge), U8192, aground, 18 Oct 1890

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Saturday night the barge COHEN broke loose from the steambarge EIGHTH OHIO and went ashore at Port Hope. She is a total loss. The crew were taken off by the life savers from Point aux Barques. She was built in 1867 at Black River and carried lumber.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 20, 1890

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      The barge COHEN went ashore at Port Hope in a heavy gale Saturday night and has gone to pieces. The crew was rescued. The boat was owned by Capt. Collins of this city.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 21, 1890
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      Schooner E. COHEN ashore and became a total loss in a heavy gale on Lake Huron, October 18, 1890. No lives lost. Estimated value of vessel and cargo $6,500.
      U. S. Weather Bureau's Report on Wrecks
      Occurring on the Great Lakes, 1885 - 1893

Brig E. COHEN. U. S. No. 8192. Of 205 tons gross. Built at Black River, Ohio in 1867 by Henry D. Root. Wrecked on Lake Erie as barge in 1890.
      Herman Runge List

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,500
Cargo: inc.
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.94084 Longitude: -82.71271
William R. McNeil
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E. Cohen (Barge), U8192, aground, 18 Oct 1890