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Matanzas (Barge), U92954, aground, 16 May 1909


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The barge MATANZAS is still hard aground on a sand bar in the Niagara River near North Tonawanda. It will be necessary to lighter several hundred tons of ore.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, May 18, 1909


The barge MATANZAS which went aground in the Niagara River has been released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, May 21, 1909
     

Schooner MATANZAS. U. S. No. 92954. Of 2,600 gross tons; 2,525 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich, 1899. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 324.0 x 45.5 x 21.5. Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1909
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21067
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Matanzas (Barge), U92954, aground, 16 May 1909