Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fashion (Steamboat), aground, 4 Nov 1856
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Steamer FASHION, ashore at Bayfield, C.W. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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      The steamer FASHION is ashore between the piers at Bayfield, full of water. She will be got off easily.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Thursday, November 6, 1856

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      ABANDONED. - The tug steamer FASHION, which was driven, by heavy weather, into Bayfield, Lake Huron a short time since, where she struck on a sand bar, is being stripped, and will be abandoned. The FASHION was going to the assistance of the St. ANTHONY, at the time of her accident. That schooner is still aground near Goderich. Her cargo of wheat has all run through the bottom. It is thought she can be got off. - Detroit Free Press of yesterday.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 26, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $12,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.56679 Longitude: -81.69978
William R. McNeil
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Fashion (Steamboat), aground, 4 Nov 1856