The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Grampian (Barge), collision, 3 Oct 1918


Description
Full Text

      The barge GRAMPION, in tow of the tug HOWARD, took a sheer while entering the St. Cliar river from Lake Huron on Oct. 3 and parted her tow line, colliding with the steamer R. P. FITZGERALD at the dock of the Northern Navigation Co. The FITZGERALD was damaged so seriously that she sank in 22 feet of water directly in front of the coal dock. Capt. T. Eming, owner of the FITZGERALD, considers her a total loss and will doubtless abandon her right where she now lies. The bow of the GRAMPION, which was slightly damaged, was patched temporarily and she proceeded down the river with her cargo of lumber.
      Marine Review
      November 1918 520-2


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1918
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.19907
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.97086 Longitude: -82.42491
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit




My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.










Grampian (Barge), collision, 3 Oct 1918