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Napoleon (Steamboat), aground, 3 Dec 1856


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Steamer NAPOLEON (c), ashore at Burlington Bay, Lake Ontario.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

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The little steamer NAPOLEON, belonging to Dundas was wrecked on Tuesday night last during the storm and now lies in a bad condition at the west extremity of Burlington Bay, at the same time the schooner PREMIER of Montreal was dismasted and otherwise seriously injured, but her cargo of machinery is said to be safe.
      Toronto Globe
      December 5, 1856

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      The Hamilton Spectator says that even in the sheltered Burlington Bay, during the late gale, two mishaps to shipping occurred. The freight steamer NAPOLEON, of Dundas, was wrecked, and now lies high and dry upon the embankment just below Dundas. Her machinery is much injured. The schooner PREMIER, of Montreal, was dismasted, both masts being snapped close to the deck.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, December 10, 1856

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $300
Date of Original:
1856
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Local identifier:
McN.W.2917
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Napoleon (Steamboat), aground, 3 Dec 1856