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James G. Blaine (Schooner), U20195, aground, 7 Jul 1908


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SCHOONER ASHORE.
Watertown, July 8. -- A Canadian schooner, name unknown, was blown ashore near Sackets Harbor last night in the gale that raged on Lake Ontario and is rapidly going to pieces. The life-saving crew from Big Sandy has been summoned.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 8, 1908
     
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      THE JAMES G. BLAINE A TOTAL LOSS.
      Oswego, July 9. -- The barge JAMES G. BLAINE parted a tow line in the heavy sea yesterday and grounded east of the harbor. The BLAINE is breaking up and vessel and cargo will be a total loss. The BLAINE was formerly the schooner PENSAUKEE, a famous ship in the days of sailing craft.
      Buffalo Evening News
      July 9, 1908
     
     
Schooner JAMES G. BLAINE.* U.S. No. 20195. Of 555.15 tons gross; 527.40 tons net. Built at Little Sturgeon, Wis., in 1867. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 177.0 x 33.7 x 12.8
      * Formerly schooner PENSAUKEE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1891
     
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1908
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22674
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.94923 Longitude: -76.12076
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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James G. Blaine (Schooner), U20195, aground, 7 Jul 1908