The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Saginaw (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1872

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      At Port Burwell the schr. JAS. SCOTT of Dover, and the barge SAGINAW of Bay City, are ashore there. The SCOTT has a cargo of ground plaster. The schr. ANNETTE DAVIS, with a cargo of general merchandise, is ashore at Port Bruce.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 2, 1872 3-5

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      Mr. Geo. W. Pontine, shipbuilder at Port Burwell, reports the schr. GRACE SHERWOOD, which was ashore there, off and undergoing repairs at that port. The barge SAGINAW has also been got off and inside. She leaves westward immediately. The ROBERT EMMETT, at Port Bruce is still on the beach.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 25, 1872 3-5

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      The barge SAGINAW which left Port Burwell a morning or two since for Detroit, on reaching a short distance up the lake sprung a leak and was compelled to put into Port Stanley. Steam pumps were sent by rail from Detroit,
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      October 26, 1872 3-6

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      The schr. SAGINAW ran aground on the Neebish, and blockaded navigation for several days.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 23, 1872 3-5

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    Latitude: 42.65009 Longitude: -80.8164
William R. McNeil
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Saginaw (Barge), aground, 1 Oct 1872