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Oliver Cromwell (Barge), U19372, abandoned, 1 Oct 1888


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The barge O. CROMWELL, stripped and abandoned at Sanilac, has had an eventual career. She was formerly a propeller and was built at St. Catharines in 1853. In 1857 she was sunk by the schooner JESSIE in the Straits and remained submerged for 14 years. She was then raised and made a tow barge.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Friday, October 5, 1888

     
Barge OLIVER CROMWELL. U. S. No. 19372. Of 291.62 tons gross; 276.47 tons net. Built Detroit, Mich., 1872 Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1885 [ unrigged vessels]
     
     
     


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Reason: abandoned
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1888
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23780
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.43086 Longitude: -82.54242
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Oliver Cromwell (Barge), U19372, abandoned, 1 Oct 1888