The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
W. A. Routh (Tug), aground, 17 Oct 1881

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Port Colborne, Oct. 17. -- A dispatch from Port Rowan this afternoon reports the tug W. A. ROUTH ashore at Long Point and in bad condition. The sea is breaking over her so that the crew had to leave her. The ROUTH is owned by Carter & Bros., of this place, and has been engaged in towing rafts. She is insured in the Western. The tug HECTOR, also owned by Messrs. Carter, left here this evening for Long Point, to assist the ROUTH.
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, October 20, 1881

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The tug ROUTH, which was ashore on Long Point, has been released and taken to Buffalo for repairs.
      Cleveland Herald
      Monday, October 24, 1881

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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W. A. Routh (Tug), aground, 17 Oct 1881