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Passport (Steamboat), struck a rock, 1 Nov 1863


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Steamer PASSPORT, cargo merchandise, struck on a rock in Kingston Harbor, filled and pumped out.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Wednesday, January 20, 1864

      . . . . .

      We learn from a telegram received by the Board of Lake Underwriters, from Kingston, this morning, that the stm. PASSPORT, laden with merchandise, is sunk at Kingston Railroad landing. The promenade deck is 1 ft. out of the water.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 2, 1863 3-3


      The Board of Lake Underwriters report the steamer PASSPORT, laden with merchandise, sunk at Kingston Railroad Landing, with promenade deck only a foot
out of water.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 3, 1863

      . . . . .

      A telegram dispatch from Kingston to the Board of Lake Underwriters, dated Nov. 7th, sates that the stm. PASSPORT is afloat. We expect to get her on the railway tomorrow morning.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      November 8, 1863 3-3

      . . . . .

      The PASSPORT, recently sunk at Kingston, owing to unfavorable weather is no yet raised. She remains in her old position, and is nearly a total wreck. So
says the Kingston Whig.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Monday, November 9, 1863



      A telegraph to the Board of Lake Underwriters reports the raising of the steamer PASSPORT, recently sunk at Kingston, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Tuesday, November 11, 1863


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Notes:
Reason: struck a rock
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $4,000
Cargo: $11,200
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1863
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.381
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Passport (Steamboat), struck a rock, 1 Nov 1863