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Novelty (Steamboat), collision, 1 May 1854


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COLLISION ON THE BAY OF QUINTE. -- One night last week, the steamers NOVELTY and CANADIAN cam in collision on the Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario. The latter was so badly damaged that she was run ashore to prevent her from sinking. No lives were lost. The accident proceeded from carelessness or obstinacy on the part of the officers of one or both.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      May 15, 1854


NOVELTY Steamer, and the Steamer CANADIAN collided on the Bay of Quinte, Lake Ontario, the latter boat ran ashore to save sinking, no lives lost. Property loss $2,000 (for both vessels ?)
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Date of Original:
1854
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Local identifier:
McN.W.1655
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.143611 Longitude: -77.255833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Novelty (Steamboat), collision, 1 May 1854