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Britannia (Steamboat), aground, 20 Apr 1855


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BRITANNIA Steamer (B), ashore on Timber Island L.O.--Lighted off and
repaired. Property loss $500
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      January 11, 1856

      . . . . .

The BRITANNIA, bound for Cape Vincent, from Hamilton, and laden with flour,
went ashore on Sunday morning, off Timber Island. Her situation was observed by
the captain of the OTTAWA, who went alongside, and having lightened her by
taking off 300 bbls.flour, succeeded in getting her off without damage to either
vessel or cargo.-----Toronto Globe
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, April 23, 1855



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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $500
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1855
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.769
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.957777 Longitude: -76.837222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Britannia (Steamboat), aground, 20 Apr 1855