Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Argo (Steamboat), collision, 1 Apr 1874
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      The stmb. SUN, with her barges, on leaving Windsor Thursday night got foul of the stm. ARGO doing serious damge and breaking her from her mooring, and causing her to drift down the river until reaching Sandwich Pt., where she was rescued.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 27, 1874 3-5



ferry ARGO, in collision with propeller SUN, Detroit River, April 1874. The propeller damaged $100. No damaged noted for the ferry.
      Casualty List for 1874
      Chicago Inter Ocean, Dec. 25, 1874



ARGO Paddlewheel steamer, ferry of 111 Tons, built 1849 at Detroit. Home port, Detroit. Abandoned 1979.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List 1780 to 1868


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: collision
Hull damage: nil
Remarks: uninjured
Date of Original
1874
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.10679
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Argo (Steamboat), collision, 1 Apr 1874