The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Empire State (Barge), collision, 1 Aug 1879


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      An Amherstburg despatch says: The tug ALPENA and barge EMPIRE STATE are here under seizure for running into and sinking the schr. PRINCESS ALEXANDRA near Buffalo last Thursday night. A desperate attempt is being made to procure bonds, so that they can proceed. They were seized by the tug PRINCE ALFRED.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      August 28, 1879 3-5


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: collision
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.20407
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Empire State (Barge), collision, 1 Aug 1879