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Stewart (Barge), leak, 22 Nov 1892

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Fairport, Nov. 21 - The stmb. CANISTEO, in attempting to tow the barge STEWART into harbor this morning, allowed her to drift eastward of the pier, where she now lies in 10 ft. of water.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      November 22, 1892 7-3

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Port Huron, Nov. 26 - When the STEWART was coming up Lake Erie in Tuesday's gale in tow of the CANISTEO, 2 large boulders that had been picked up by the STEWART when ashore near Cheboygan about 4 weeks ago dropped out, and she began to sink. The CANISTEO had hard work getting her in to Fairport. When she reached there there was 7 ft. of water in her hold.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      November 27, 1892 10-2

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Reason: leak
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ohio, United States
    Latitude: 41.75004 Longitude: -81.27399
William R. McNeil
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Stewart (Barge), leak, 22 Nov 1892