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Rhoda Stewart (Barge), U56488, aground, 4 Nov 1876


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RESCUED. -- The barge RHODA STEWART, of the ANTELOPE's tow, broke adrift and went ashore 20 miles east of Long Point some days ago. The United States Revenue cutter PERRY pulled her off. Her deck load was lost, but it is thought that she is uninjured. Crew safe.
      Cleveland Herald
      Wednesday, November 8, 1876
     
     
Steam screw RHODA STEWART. U. S. No. 56488. Of 447 tons gross; 356 tons net. Built Algonac, Mich., 1873. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 138.8 x 29.4 x 10.9 Crew of 10. Of 467 indicated horsepower. Freight service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1904
     
     
NOTE:-- The RHODA STEWART was used as a tow-barge before made into a steam screw.
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1876
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22022
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rhoda Stewart (Barge), U56488, aground, 4 Nov 1876