The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Favorite (Barge), aground, 19 Aug 1879


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      The lumber barge FAVORITE of the prop. MISSOURI's tow, while going down to Tonawanda in tow of the tug JOHN B. GRIFFIN, at an early hour this morning ran on Horseshoe Reef, near the dummy light, in consequence of the buoy at the place being out of position. The tug COMPOUND and a lighter, with Capt. Mack as wrecking master, were sent out to the boat and expect to have her off this afternoon. She will not be much damaged, if at all.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 19, 1879 3-4


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20405
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.881111 Longitude: -78.915833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Favorite (Barge), aground, 19 Aug 1879