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1868 - Sinking of an American Barge Near Batiscan - The Captain Impaled on an Anchor Fluke

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The steamship Hibernian, when outward bound, near Batiscan, ran into an American barge loaded with sugar ans sunk her yesterday. The loss will be $12,000. The fluke of the anchor penetrated the captain's body and he was not discovered till she arrived in port, when he was found hanging on the anchor. The barge was consigned to Nelson Davis, but her name cannot yet be ascertained.


The New York Herald
New York, New York
June 18, 1868

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Batiscan, Québec, Canada (Sainte-Geneviève-de-Batiscan) (Saint-François-Xavier)

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