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British Empire (Steamboat), sunk, 22 Jul 1855


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BRITISH EMPIRE Steamer (C), struck a reef in the St. Lawrence River, filled and sank. Got up &c. Property loss $2,700.
      Buffalo Morning Express (casualty list)
      Jan. 11, 1856

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AGROUND.---The steamer "BRITISH EMPIRE" on her passage up on Sunday morning, ran upon a rock about three miles below Louisville Landing; breaking a hole through her bottom, and sinking in about six feet water.-------Ogdensburg Sentinel
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Friday, July 27, 1855


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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1855
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.889
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.89755 Longitude: -75.01576
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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British Empire (Steamboat), sunk, 22 Jul 1855