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Mountain Maid (Scow), U16441, capsized, 3 Aug 1877


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A SCOW CAPSIZED.
      Black River, Aug. 3. - The scow MOUNTAIN MAID, Captain Will Faragher, owned by Russel, of Cleveland, and bound for that port with a load of limestone, capsized when about thirty rods northwest of the west pier, at 7 o'clock this evening. The crew were rescued by the tug N. B. GATES. Her mainmast is broken off at the deck and floats over the wreck.
      Cleveland Herald
      August 4, 1877



      The sunken scow MOUNTAIN MAID, lying about 400 feet northwest of Black River light-house, is a dangerous obstruction, which vessels entering the harbor should be kept clear of.
      Cleveland Herald
      August 9, 1877


Schooner Scow MOUNTAIN MAID. U. S. No. 16441. Of 52.02 tons. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871


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Notes:
Reason: capsized
Freight: limestone
Remarks: Raised ??
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18343
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.4995 Longitude: -81.69541
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mountain Maid (Scow), U16441, capsized, 3 Aug 1877