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Joseph Arthur R. (Barge), C103247, aground/sunk, 28 May 1896


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A BOAT SUNK
Kingston, Ont., May 28. -- This morning the barge JOSEPH ARTHUR R., with 17,500 bushels of grain, in tow of the tug REGINALD, struck a rock in the Galops Rapids, River St. Lawrence, and in fifteen minutes sank to the bottom in thirteen feet of water. The barge and cargo are owned by the Kingston and Montreal Forwarding Company, and the cargo was transferred at Portsmouth from a lake barge, the LAPWING. The cargo and freight are insured, but the barge is not protected.
      Toronto Mail & Empire
      May 29, 1896
     


Sloop JOSEPH ARTHUR R. Official Canada No. 103247. Of 289 tons reg. Built Lanoraie, Que. 1894. Home port, Montreal, Que. 131.6 x 27.3 x 11.3 Owned by Joseph Robillard, of Montreal Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
     
     
Sloop JOSEPH ARTHUR R. Official Canada No. 103247. Of 289 tons reg. Built Lanoraie, Que. 1894. Home port, Montreal, Que. 131.6 x 27.3 x 11.3 Owned by Joseph Robillard, of Montreal Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905
     


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Reason: aground/sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Raised ?
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24374
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Joseph Arthur R. (Barge), C103247, aground/sunk, 28 May 1896