Rio Grande (Barge), aground, 1 Sep 1877
- Full Text
The barges RIO GRANDE and DUBUQUE which went ashore on Long Point, a short time since, have been abandoned as total losses and their canvas and outfit taken off. The RIO GRANDE belonged to Port Huron and was almost a new barge.
Port Huron Daily Times
Thursday, September 13, 1877
The Barges RIO GRANDE and DUBUQUE Abandoned.
Port Huron, Mich., Sept. 12. -- The barges RIO GRANDE and DUBUQUE, which went ashore recently at Long Point, have been stripped and abandoned as total losses.
The J. W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, Sept. 1877
RIO GRANDE, barge of 203 tons, built Point Peninsula 1846 by A. Wilcox. Owned by Harman, et al. Home port, Fort Gratiot. Value $ 5,500. Class B 1.
REMARKS -- Formerly Brig. Repaired 1874
Board of Lake Underwriters
Vessel Classification List, 1875
- Media Type:
- Item Type:
- Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
- Date of Original:
- Local identifier:
- Language of Item:
- William R. McNeil
- Copyright Statement:
- Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes