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W. H. Barnum (Propeller), U80342, aground, 5 Sep 1881


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A dispatch to the Detroit Post and Tribune says: During the very smoky weather of the last evening, the steam barge W. H. BARNUM, bound for Buffalo with corn, went ashore on Point Abino. The tug ROOTH went to her assistance from here this morning and succeeded in pulling her off after throwing about 400 bushels overboard. The BARNUM sustained no damage.
      Cleveland Herald
      September 6, 1881
     
     
     
Steam screw WILLIAM H. BARNUM. U. S. No. 80342. Of 1,212.51 tons gross; 1,058.68 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1873. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 218.0 x 34.0 x 21.0 Of 600 nominal horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1881
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21926
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.836111 Longitude: -79.095277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. H. Barnum (Propeller), U80342, aground, 5 Sep 1881