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Dakota (Barge), aground, 18 Jul 1892


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Montreal, July 19. -- The barges DAKATO, CHEROKEE, SUEZ and BISMARK, belonging to the Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Company are ashore in Lake Ontario just below Oswego. They are coal laden for Montreal.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, July 19, 1892
     
     
The United States authorities would not allow the tug CHIEFTAIN to rescue her tow, which was stranded near Oswego, and the work had to be done by Americans.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Wednesday, July 20, 1892
     
     
      Kingston, July 21. -- The United States authorities have given the tug CHIEFTAIN permission to rescue her barges, which are ashore near Oswego.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Thursday, July 21, 1892
     
     
Kingston, July 22. -- The contract for releasing the coal barges which stranded near Oswego last Friday has been awarded to the South Shore Wrecking Company. All except the SCION are in good shape. About 400 tons have been lightered off the barge DAKOTA
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Friday, July 22, 1892

NOTE:- Barge SUEZ or SCION ?


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Reason: aground
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22285
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.45535 Longitude: -76.5105
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Dakota (Barge), aground, 18 Jul 1892