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London (Steamboat), sunk, 11 May 1853


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LONDON Steamer, struck a rock and sunk in St. Mary's River, got up and repaired. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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      SUNK. - The steamer LONDON, on her way down from the Sault on Thursday, struck on the rocks a few miles this side of that place, and sunk. Capt. Clement went up yesterday afternoon on the propeller ECLIPSE, for the purpose of
getting her off. - Detroit Free Press, 17th.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      May 18, 1853

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      The LONDON did not sink as reported. She merely touched on a rock, and was got off without material injury.
      Buffalo Daily Repubic
      May 24, 1853

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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1853
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2034
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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London (Steamboat), sunk, 11 May 1853