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Lord Elgin (Propeller), aground, 4 Dec 1856


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Propeller LORD ELGIN, ashore at the foot of Lake Ontario. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (casualty List)

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Propeller LORD ELGIN, Total loss on Long Point, Kingston. Built Oswego 1841. ex SYRACUSE
      Toronto Globe
      December 5, 1856

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      Montreal, Dec. 6. - Weather intensely cold. The steamer LADY (sic) ELGIn went ashore Thursday near Presque Isle, Lake Ontario, and is a total wreck.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, December 6, 1856

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      Oswego, Dec. 8. - The propeller LORD ELGIN, wrecked on Saturday last off Long Point, was bound from Toronto to Montreal. She had a cargo of 2,000 bbls of flour, which together with the vessel, will be a total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, December 9, 1856

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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $6,000
Cargo: $9.800
Freight: flour
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1856
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.2955
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.933888 Longitude: -76.892777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lord Elgin (Propeller), aground, 4 Dec 1856