Argo (Barge), U29297, aground, 29 May 1903
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Three barges, the ARGO, CARNEY and BUCKLEY, are on the rocks at Grenadier Island at the entrance of the St. Lawrence River. The barges, with the H. B., left Oswego yesterday, coal laden, in tow of the tug SEYMOUR. In a gale the tow line parted and only the H. B. could be saved. It is feared the barges will be wrecked.
Buffalo Evening News
Sunday, May 30, 1903
Barge ARGO. U. S. No. 29297. Of 168 tons gross; 160 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1868. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. Crew of 6.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1903
NOTE:-- The ARGO is still listed in the Merchant Vessel List, U. S., for 1906. presumed recovered ?
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Remarks: Got off ?
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New York, United States
- William R. McNeil
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