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Boscobel (Barge), U31430, aground, 9 Oct 1876

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The tow barge BOSCOBEL, in the propeller BAY CITY's tow, broke loose on the passage up, and went ashore on Rondeau Point.
      Cleveland Herald
      Tuesday, October 10, 1876


The tug W.R. CASTLE left Detroit Monday evening for Rondeau to continue the effort of getting off the barge BOSCOBELL. With favorable weather it is believed that she can be rescued. She is yet in good condition.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 1, 1876 3-5

The barge BOSCOBELL, ashore at Rondeau was got off Thursday night. She has received no serious injury.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 7, 1876 3-5

Schooner BOSCOBEL. U. S. No. 31430. Of 503 tons gross; 478 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1876. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 166.8 x 32.0 x 10.8
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S. 1900

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.2975 Longitude: -81.888611
William R. McNeil
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Boscobel (Barge), U31430, aground, 9 Oct 1876