The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Boston (Steamboat), collision, 28 Aug 1856
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Steamer BOSTON (C), and Propeller PROTECTION (C), collided in the River St.
Lawrence, the propeller sunk.
      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

      . . . . .

The 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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Newspaper
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Clippings
Notes
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original
1856
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.2503
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.33342 Longitude: -76.16607
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Boston (Steamboat), collision, 28 Aug 1856