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Isaac Stephenson (Barge), U100244, aground, 16 Dec 1902


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STEVENSON IS ASHORE.
      Crew Of Five Men Has Been Rescued -- Barge May Be Saved.
Watertown, Dec. 17. - The coal barge ISAAC STEVENSON of the Ogdensburg Coal & Towing Company, which broke from her tow in a terrific gale on Lake Ontario, 10 miles off Capt Vincent last night, after drifting all night, went ashore at Stiny Point today.
      The crew of five men is safe at Henderson, and it is believed the barge may be saved.
      The barge left Oswego yesterday afternoon in tow of the steamer AVON, Capt. Kish, with 230 tons of coal consigned to Brockville, Ont. When six hours out the towline broke in a gale and the AVON was unable to pick up her consort again, leaving her to the mercy of the storm.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 17, 1902

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Schooner ISAAC STEPHENSON. U. S. No. 100244. Of 461 gross tons; 438 tons net. Built Manitowoc, Wis., 1879. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 163.3 x 32.1 x 11.1
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     
NOTE:- Rebuilt and became Canadian 1919 -- C 138236


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1902
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18987
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.24839 Longitude: -75.77606
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Isaac Stephenson (Barge), U100244, aground, 16 Dec 1902