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Norway (Bark), aground, 1 Sep 1875


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Kingston, Sept. 17. -- Captain Donnelly, the wrecker, went this evening to the assistance of the schooner NORWAY, of this port, ashore on Point Pelee island, Lake Erie.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Saturday, September 18, 1875
     


The wrecking steamer MAGNET arrived at this port on Tuesday evening having in tow the barque NORWAY of Kingston, which had been ashore at Pelee Island sine the previous Thursday morning. The tugs WILCOX and ANNA DOBBINS worked at her till Saturday and could not move her till the arrival of the MAGNET on Saturday evening. It was so rough outside that before the NORWAY was released she had lost her deck load of 24 sticks of timber and was leaking badly. After leaving LaLiberty's hawser here she proceeded on to Detroit with the NORWAY, where the latter will be repaired.
      Amherstburg Echo
      September 24, 1875
     


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: ltimber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21625
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.781388 Longitude: -82.657777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Norway (Bark), aground, 1 Sep 1875