Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Wed., 26 Jun 1912
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FIREMAN ON BARGE DROWNED
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The big freighter, S.S. CURRY, north bound, struck the steam barge BOTHNIA, south bound, this morning about 11 o'clock at the Flats and the BOTHNIA sunk immediately, carrying down with her Fireman Roy Williams, said to have resided in Port Huron or Sarnia. The BOTHNIA lies just a little north of the Star Island house and just outside of the channel. The BOTHNIA was endeavoring to get out of the way of the CURRY and the D. and C. steamer at the time. After the collision the CURRY rounded to and rendered every assistance possible to the BOTHNIA's crew. The Reid Wrecking Co. has been called to the scene. The name of Roy Williams does not appear in the Port Huron city directory.


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Newspaper
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Notes
BOTHNIA, built as Canadian steamer JACK
Date of Original
Wed., 26 Jun 1912
Local identifier
GLN.30991
Language of Item
English
Donor
Ray Grant
Copyright Statement
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Wed., 26 Jun 1912