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Lady Elgin (Steamboat), aground, 24 Oct 1856


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Steamer LADY ELGIN, ashore on Manitou Island, jettisoned 70 head of cattle and worked off.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      . . . . .

      STEAMER LADY ELGIN ASHORE. - News reached Chicago on Friday, that the
LADY ELGIN was ashore on the north side of North Manitou Island. She had thrown
over a number of her cattle and a portion of her other freight, and is doubtless off
ere this.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, October 27, 1856


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,300
Cargo: $2,000
Freight: cattle &c.
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2654
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lady Elgin (Steamboat), aground, 24 Oct 1856