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City of Hamilton (Propeller), aground, 18 May 1857


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Propeller CITY OF HAMILTON (C), cargo flour, aground in St. Lawrence River. Property loss $1,960.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 28, 1858 (1857 casualty list

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CITY OF HAMILTON Steamer, ashore near Coteau Landing. Got off. Damaged. Property loss $200. May 1857
      Chicago Daily Press
      Casualty List for 1857

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ASHORE. - We learn from a despatch to Capt. Dobbins, that the propeller CITY OF HAMILTON went ashore yesterday, at the head of Rapid Platt, St. Lawrence River. She had on board 3,000 barrels of flour. No further particulars.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, May 19, 1857

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We learn by telegraph to Messrs. Bagnall & Dobbins, from Coteau Landing, that the steamer CITY OF HAMILTON, which went ashore near there, some two weeks since, with a cargo of 3,000 barrels of flour, has been got off, with no damage to her cargo, and with but very little to her hull.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, May 30, 1857

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: flour
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1857
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3015
Language of Item:
English
  • Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 45.25788 Longitude: -74.20594
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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City of Hamilton (Propeller), aground, 18 May 1857