The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Hawk (Barge), sunk, 22 Apr 1891

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The barge HAWK, commanded by Capt. John Adams, and under tow
of a tug, struck a bolder in Lake Erie at Port Abino Wednesday
night and quickly sank.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 24, 1891 2-3
      . . . . .

      The old sand barge HAWK, bound from Point Abino for Buffalo in tow of a tug, struck a rock near the Point on Wednesday night and went down. She will probably be raised again.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 24, 1891 7-2

      . . . . .

      During the afternoon the sand barge HAWK, which ran ashore and sunk on the Candian shore, was towed in by Carter Brother's tug HECTOR, and was put into Mills drydock.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      April 26, 1891 16-2

      . . . . .

      The barge HAWK, which was sunk at Pt. Abino, has been towed
to Buffalo and put into drydock.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 27, 1891 2-1

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
William R. McNeil
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Hawk (Barge), sunk, 22 Apr 1891