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Ploughboy (Steamboat), disabled, 1 Aug 1863


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Steamer PLOUGHBOY, broke machinery on Georgian Bay, was brought to an anchor and a boat sent for assistance was swamped and three men drowned.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864
      . . . . .

Collingwood, C. W., Aug. 14. -- The steamer CLIFTON, with an excursion party on board, is reported ashore near Penetanguishene. No lives lost.
The steamer PLOUGHBOY, due since this day week, has not been heard from, and fears are entertained that she was wrecked in the gale of Tuesday.
      Buffalo Evening Courier & Republic
      Friday, August 14, 1863


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Notes:
Reason: disabled
Lives: 3
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1863
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.194
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.515555 Longitude: -81.070277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Ploughboy (Steamboat), disabled, 1 Aug 1863