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Novelty (Steamboat), collision, 1 Jul 1855

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NOVELTY Steamer and Propeller MOIRA (both C) collide near Kingston L. O. Property loss $600 (both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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COLLISION.---The propeller MOIRA and the NOVELTY came in collision on Monday,near Picton, with such force that the stern of the NOVELTY was driven in from a little above the water line, and below that point it was more or less damaged. The NOVELTY succeeded in reaching this port, though it must have required care and exertion to keep her from filling. That she did not go down from the effect of the collision is surprising to all who have seen her since the accident.----Kingston news
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Monday, July 30, 1855

NOTE: -- Rebuilt at CORA LINN

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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.013611 Longitude: -77.133055
William R. McNeil
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Novelty (Steamboat), collision, 1 Jul 1855