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137 [Whaleback] (Barge), U53284, collision, 5 Sep 1898


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The barge MONTGOMERY lies in 21 feet of water in lake St. Clair as a result of a collision on Lake St. Clair Monday with the Whaleback 137.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, September 6, 1898
     

The barge MONTGOMERY, which was sunk in collision with a whaleback barge in tow of the steamer MCDOUGALL in Lake St. Clair, has been raised and towed to Detroit by the wrecker T.W. SNOOK.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, September 21, 1898
     


steel barge 137. U. S. No. 53284. Of 2480 tons gross; 2367 tons net. Built Superior, Wis., 1896. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898, Unrigged
     
     
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24419
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.400277 Longitude: -82.624166
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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137 [Whaleback] (Barge), U53284, collision, 5 Sep 1898