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Fred Mercur (Propeller), U120513, aground, 27 Oct 1908

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Kingston, Ont., Oct. 28. -- The steam barge FRED MERCUR, loaded with coal, from Oswego, has gone ashore near Cape Vincent in a fog. She belongs to the Hall Company of new York. The steamer CITY OF NEW YORK, is ashore near Hallidays Point, eight miles down the river, on her way to Kingston.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 28, 1908
Steam screw FRED MERCUR. U. S. No. 120513. Of 1224.37 tons gross; 966.24 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1882. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 232.0 x 35.0 x 18.0.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.12783 Longitude: -76.333
William R. McNeil
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Fred Mercur (Propeller), U120513, aground, 27 Oct 1908