Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Matanzas (Barge), U92954, aground, 16 May 1909
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The barge MATANZAS is still hard aground on a sand bar in the Niagara River near North Tonawanda. It will be necessary to lighter several hundred tons of ore.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, May 18, 1909


The barge MATANZAS which went aground in the Niagara River has been released.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, May 21, 1909
     

Schooner MATANZAS. U. S. No. 92954. Of 2,600 gross tons; 2,525 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich, 1899. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 324.0 x 45.5 x 21.5. Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: iron ore
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1909
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.21067
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Matanzas (Barge), U92954, aground, 16 May 1909