George Moffatt (Steamboat), C33480, lost part cargo, 3 Dec 1856
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Steamer GEORGE MOFFAT (C), cargo flour, jetted 800 barrels, in gale on Lake Ontario.
Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)
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The Oswego Times of the 9th, says the steamer GEORGE MOFFATT, bound from Toronto to Montreal, with flour, was out in the gale with the LORD ELGIN, and when off Long Point, was obliged to throw overboard 800 bbls in order to save herself.
Buffalo Daily Republic
Wednesday, December 10, 1856
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Steamer GEORGE MOFFATT, Can. Reg. No. 33480. Built 1853 at Chatham, Ont. 135 x 24 x 11. Steamer wrecked Lake Ontario, December 1864.
Prelm. List of Canadian Steamers
(Inland & Coastal) 1809 -1930
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