The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fred Carney (Barge), U120559, 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
Schooner FRED CARNEY. U. S. No. 120559. Of 361 tons gross; 342 tons net. Built at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1883. Home port, Ogdensburg, N.Y. 152.2 x 30.4 x 10.5
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1900

Lake Barge FRED CARNEY. Of 361 tons gross. Built at Milwaukee, Wis., in 1883. Home port, Ogdensburg. Owned by O. C. & T. Co. Valued at $5,000. Class A 2. Built of wood, last calked in 1899. REMARKS:-- Steel arches, Steam pump well, Recalked deck & Center-box case, repairs 1900.
      Inland Lloyds
      Vessel Register, 1901
NOTE:-- FRED CARNEY listed in Merchant Vessels List, U. S., 1906. Presumed recovered ?

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off ?
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.04256 Longitude: -76.36411
William R. McNeil
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Fred Carney (Barge), U120559, aground, 29 May 1903