Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wissahickon (Barge), U36351, aground, 22 May 1883
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Detroit, Mich., May 22. -- The tow barge WISSAHICKON, one of the tow of the steam barge SALINA, which was anchored in Lake St. Clair, dragged ashore on the Canadian shore below Stony Point. A tug will go o her in the morning.
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, May 1883


      A despatch from Port Huron last night says: Tow barge WISSAHICKON of the SALINA's tow has dragged her ashore on the Canadian side of Lake St. Clair above Stoney Point.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 23, 1883 3-8



Schooner LITTLE WISSAHICKON.* U. S. No. 36351. Of 376.53 tons gross; 357.70 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1869. Home port, Port Huron. 146.4 x 29.4 x 12.0.
      * Formerly schooner EDWARD KEAN
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895
     


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1883
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.15142
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.315 Longitude: -82.551944
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Wissahickon (Barge), U36351, aground, 22 May 1883