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Narragansett (Schooner), U18110, aground, 11 Sep 1900


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Detour, Sept. 12. -- In the storm of yesterday the schooner NARRAGANSETT, stranded near Cockburn Island, was washed off the rocks and when the tug RIVER QUEEN reached the scene the wreck was drifting in midlake, full of water. The wreck was taken in tow by the tug and placed in shelter in a bay at Drummond Island. The cargo of cedar is now being unloaded there. The tug came here for a steam pump. The damage done to the vessel is not known, but it is believed the bottom is practically gone.
      Detroit Free Press
      September 13, 1900
     

      NARRAGANSETT RELEASED BY THE GALE.
Detour, September 12. -- In the storm of yesterday tje schooner NARRAGANSETT, stranded near Cockburn Island, was washed off the rocks and when the tug RIVER QUEEN reached the scene the wreck was drifting in mid lake, full of water. The wreck was taken in tow by the tug and placed in shelter in a bay at Drunnong Island. The cargo of cedar is now being unloaded there. The tug came here for a steam pump. The damage done to the vessel is not known, but it is believed the bottom is practically gone.
      Detroit Free Press
      Sept. 13, 1900
     
     
Schooner NARRAGANSETT. U. S. No. 18110. Of 316 tons gross; 300 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1861. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 139.9 x 26.1 x 11.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1900
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: cedar lumber
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1900
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23045
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.924444 Longitude: -83.370555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Narragansett (Schooner), U18110, aground, 11 Sep 1900