The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
(Scow), capsized, 9 May 1908


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SCOW RECOVERED BOTTOM UPWARDS.
Dunkirk, May 11. -- The tug FRED A. LEE of the Lake Erie Dredging Company'e fleet of Buffalo, which lost her tow, a scow laden with a boiler, pump and several barrels of oil, recovered her charge near Barcelona yesterday. The scow was lost in a heavy sea. The LEE brought her tow into port and she now lies bottom upward at the Central Avenue dock. It is not known whether or not her cargo is silll attached to the scow. The tug departed for Bullalo after securing the scow.
      Buffalo Sunday Morning News
      Sunday, May 10, 1908

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      PUMP AND BOILER, SCOW'S CARGO, LOST.
At the bottom of the lake somewhere off Dunkirk lie a boiler and a pump the cargo of the scow that was lost in a storm last week and was tweed to port bottom upward. The tug FRED A. LEE succeeded in righting the scow yesterday at Dunkirk but the cargo that had been lashed to her was missing. The money loss in about $600. The boiler san needed for immediate use at Erie.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, May 13, 1908


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Reason: capsized
Lives: nil
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1908
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21107
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.34034 Longitude: -79.59588
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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(Scow), capsized, 9 May 1908