The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Another Steam-boat Accident
New York Spectator (New York, NY), 17 Nov 1826, p. 2

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Another Steam-boat Accident.--A lette from Niagara, dated the 6th inst. informs us, that the new steam-boat Niagara, Capt. Mosier, while on her way up from Prescott, run on a rock in Lake Ontario, near Long Point. The steam-boat Queenston, Capt. Whiting, on passing down, sent small boats and took off the passengers, but the Queenston could not approach near enough to take out the valuable cargo of merchandize that was on board the Niagara. We have not learnt whether it was expected the boat would be got off.

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17 Nov 1826
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Mosier, John ; Whiting, Captain
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.9217719694528 Longitude: -76.9264226298828
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Another Steam-boat Accident