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Lothair (Propeller), aground, 25 Mar 1880


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Amherstburg, March 27. -- The steam barge LOTHAIR, Captain Casey, of Port Hope, Ont., laden with 12,000 bushels of barley, from Kingston to Chicago, went ashore together with her barge, the CORISANDE, on Colchester Reef, at 10 o'clock on Friday night. The LOTHAIR was pulled off by the Canadian tug HECTOR, and towed here today. The CORISANDE is still on: The water is going down, and the wind getting stiff. She is laden with railroad and pig iron for Chicago. The tugs HECTOR and SALTY JACK will go to her assistance. She is a full size canaler. They went aground in the dark, no light yet on the reef.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, March/April 1880.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: barley
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1880
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24059
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.933333 Longitude: -82.893055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lothair (Propeller), aground, 25 Mar 1880