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America (Steamboat), sunk, 1 Apr 1858


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Steamer AMERICA (C), sunk at the wharf in Hamilton, Lake Ontario. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)

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SINKING OF A STEAMBOAT. - The Hamilton (Canada) Spectator of Wednesday says:
The AMERICA, one of the splendid steamers of the Great Western Railroad Company
which along with the CANADA, has been lying for months at the Company's wharves
in this city, sank on Monday night. It is said that her sinking was caused by neglect.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      April 21, 1858

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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1858
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.3575
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.25011 Longitude: -79.84963
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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America (Steamboat), sunk, 1 Apr 1858