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Lothair (Propeller), collision, 23 May 1878


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The tug SANFORD DAVIS ran into the steam barge LOTHAIR when about to tow her into Collingwood harbor. She struck the barge amidships, breaking the water-pipe and letting all the water out of her boiler into the hold. The barge was loaded with grain, which will be considerably damaged.
      Cleveland herald
      Friday, May 24, 1878
     
     
     
MARINE ACCIDENT- The. tug SANFORD DAVIS ran into the steam-barge LOTHAIR yesterday morning when about to tow her into Collingwood Harbour. She struck the barge amidships, breaking the water-pipe and letting all the. water out of the -boiler into the hold. The barge was loaded with grain, which will be considerably damaged.
And it is reported when about 12 miles out from Chicago the mate of the LOTHAIR, James Patterson, fell overboard and was drowned
      Toronto GLOBE
      May 17,1878
     



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Newspaper
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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22500
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.4834 Longitude: -80.21638
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lothair (Propeller), collision, 23 May 1878