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Rio Grande (Barge), aground, 1 Sep 1877


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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



      TOTAL LOSSES.
      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


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1877
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20307
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rio Grande (Barge), aground, 1 Sep 1877