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Dart (Barge), U6148, fire, 3 Jul 1877

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Tuesday night some person or persons unknown set fire to the barge DART, lying at the Custons wharf, Sandwich. The barge was burned to the water's edge, no vigorous effort being made to stay the flames. Her hull was still burning on the Fourth.
      Cleveland Herald
      July 7, 1877
Steam screw DART. U. S. No. 6148. Of 113 tons gross. Built Perrysburh, Ohio, 1853. First home port, Buffalo, N.Y. Rig changed to barge, June 18, 1870
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List 1709 to 1868
Barge DART. U. S. No. 6148. oF 77.13 tons. Home port, Detroit, Mich.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1871

Barge DART. Burned Sandwich, Ont. 1877
      Hist of the Great Lakes
      by Mansfield

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.28318 Longitude: -83.05925
William R. McNeil
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Dart (Barge), U6148, fire, 3 Jul 1877