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David W. Rust (Propeller), aground & collision, 13 Sep 1907


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Detroit, Sept. 14 - The stm. DAVID W. RUST, towing the schr. C.C.
BARNES, both laden with ore, went aground off Point Pelee in Lake Erie last
night during a blow.
      When the steamer went aground the BARNES bore down on her and struck
the RUST in the stern, tearing it open. The RUST settled to the bottom,
while the BARNES stem was badly twisted and crushed by the collision.
      The RUST is a wooden boat, owned by L.S. Sullivan of Toledo. Her crew
was taken off.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      September 15, 1907 20-5


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Reason: aground & collision
Freight: ore
Date of Original:
1907
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18545
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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David W. Rust (Propeller), aground & collision, 13 Sep 1907