Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Kildonan (Barge), aground, 16 May 1905
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The barge KILDONAN, in tow of the tug EMERSON, is ashore on False Duck Island in Lake Ontario. She has a cargo of coal for Yates Coal Company consigned to F. Robertson, Montreal. The Donnelly Towing & Wrecking Company has started an expedition to her assistance.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 16, 1905

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The steamer KILDONIAN, which grounded on False Duck Island day before yesterday, was lightered of 150 tons of her coal cargo and released last night. She reloaded and proceeded on her way to Montreal. She was only slightly damaged.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 17, 1905

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Got off
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William R. McNeil
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Kildonan (Barge), aground, 16 May 1905