The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wreck of the Steamer LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids


Description
Creator:
Notman, William, Photographer
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Stereographs
Description:
Stereoview of the shipwreck of the steamboat LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids just above the Isle au Heron in the Saint Lawrence River.
Notes:
The LOUIS RENAUD was wrecked in the rapids on 12 May 1873 under the command of Captain John Rankin, with about 150 passengers on board. The government inquiry was critical of both the captain and the pilot.
Inscriptions:
Reverse: "No 84858 Wreck of the Steamber L. Renaud in the Lachine Rapids, near Montreal, May 12, 1873"
Publisher:
W. Notman
Place of Publication:
Montreal
Date of Original:
1873
Date Of Event:
12 May 1873
Dimensions:
Width: 17.2 cm
Height: 8.6 cm
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
87
Language of Item:
English
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
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Wreck of the Steamer LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids
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Wreck of the Steamer LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids


Stereoview of the shipwreck of the steamboat LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids just above the Isle au Heron in the Saint Lawrence River.