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Protection (Propeller), sunk by collision, 28 Aug 1856


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Propeller PROTECTION (C), and steamer BOSTON (C), collide on the River St. Lawrence. the former sunk with a cargo of merchandise.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      The steamer BOSTON and propeller PROTECTION came in collision on the St. Lawrence, Thursday last. The latter contained a valuable cargo of European merchandise for Toronto, and sunk in twenty feet of water; mostly insured.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, September 1, 1856

      . . . . .

      Propeller PROTECTION, built 1851, sunk by collision with Steamer BOSTON
opposite Gananoque, of 120 tons.
      Toronto Globe
      Tuesday, September 2, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $8,500
Cargo: $20,000
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2502
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.33342 Longitude: -76.16607
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Protection (Propeller), sunk by collision, 28 Aug 1856