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Prindeville (Propeller), U21192, aground, 29 Sep 1870

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The steam lumber barge PRINDIVILLE in attempting to tow 6 barges up the rapids at the mouth of Niagara River yesterday afternoon, worked too near the Canada shore and grounded. She was detained about half an hour. After lightering about 8 cords of wood she worked off and proceeded on her voyage.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      September 29, 1870 3-4

R. PRINDIVILLE Built April 18, 1867 Package Freight propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 21192 246 gt - ? nt 147.6' x 28' x 10.4'
Wrecked near Oscoda, Mich., Lake Huron, on May 10, 1882
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wood
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
William R. McNeil
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Prindeville (Propeller), U21192, aground, 29 Sep 1870