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Buckley (Barge), C85717 ?, 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
     
     
St. Lawrence River barge. JAMES BUCKLEY. Official Canada No. 85717. Built Quebec, Que., 1884. 160.0 x 31.9 x 10.6
      Herman Runge List


Schooner JAMES BUCKLEY. Official Canada No. 85717. Of 442 tons gross. Built Quebec, que., 1884. Owned by the Ogdensburg Coal Co. Home port, Prescott, Ont. 160.0 x 31.0 x 10.0.
      Great Lakes Register, 1900
     

NOTE:-- The JAMES BUCKLEY was the only vessel I could find to match the BUCKLEY, if she was the barge in the above casualty, she was got off as she was sunk in 1912.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off ?
Date of Original:
1903
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22758
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.04256 Longitude: -76.36411
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Buckley (Barge), C85717 ?, aground, 29 May 1903