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Warren (Barge), aground, 29 Nov 1875


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MORE WRECKS AND LOSS OF LIFE.
      DETROIT, Nov. 30. -- The schooner PAMLICO, with a cargo of wheat, is ashore and full of water at Little Traverse Bay. The crews of the barges WARREN and SWEEPSTAKES, wrecked yesterday, have been saved, but some of them are badly frozen. The schooner BRIDGEWATER with a cargo of wheat is ashore and full of water at Waugoshenee, in a dangerous position. The brig ROSCIUS is at Point Le Barber with her canvas gone. The schooner St. LAWRENCE, with a cargo of coal, became unmanageable on Sunday night on account of the rigging being covered with ice, and went ashore near South Point, Lake Huron. With favourable weather she will be released. The tug SWEEPSTAKES leaves tonight for the BRIDGEWATER, with three steam pumps and a diver, the BRIDGEWATER is ashore at Waugoshance, Straits of Mackinaw. No lives were lost from barge WAURECAN as reported..
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Wednesday, December 1, 1875


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22989
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Warren (Barge), aground, 29 Nov 1875