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J. A. Hollon (Barge), adrift, 30 Oct 1870


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The JOSEPH J. HOLLON, in tow of the CLEMATIS broke adrift below Pointe aux Barques and was driven on towards the Canadian shore Sunday night. The upper works of the barge was broken by the force of the waves which went completely over her. The captain was swept overboard and the mate died from exposure and over exertion. The survivors, Mrs. Beam, wife of the mate, and H. Morrison were rescued from their sufferings at 4 p.m. Monday by the ONEONTA and taken to Detroit. The HOLLON was built as a barge and owned by Barber & Wiggins, of Saginaw and valued at $5,000. The VALDADE has gone in search of her.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, November 4, 1870


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Reason: adrift
Lives: 2
Remarks: Recovered
Date of Original:
1870
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23390
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. A. Hollon (Barge), adrift, 30 Oct 1870