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John S. Parsons (Propeller), U76999, aground, 24 Nov 1913


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PARSONS, JOHN S. Barge of 203 tons, built 1891. Official U. S. Number 76999. With four persons on board on Dec. 8, 1910 stranded on Rock Shoal, St. Lawrence River. No lives were lost however vessel was a total loss.
      Loss of U. S. Vessels on the Great
      Lakes, Merchant Vessel List, 1911


Actually, the Parsons only stranded and was raised and put back in commission. It was lost near Oswego during a storm on Nov. 24, 1913 with 360 tons of coal, being towed by the steamer "Frank D. Phelps."
      Dick Palmer



JOHN R. PARSON. Barge. Official U. S. Number 76999. Built. With three on board and no lives lost vessel foundered Nov. 29, 1913 in Lake Ontario near Oswego, N. Y.
      Loss of Unrigged Merchant Vessels of
      The United States of America, 1914
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21946
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John S. Parsons (Propeller), U76999, aground, 24 Nov 1913