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Bay State (Steamboat), aground, 9 May 1860

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Steamer BAY STATE, ashore near Toronto. Got off.
      Buffalo Morning Express
      March 11, 1861. (Casualty list, 1860)

      . . . . .

      Toronto, May 11. - The American steamer BAY STATE which went ashore on an
island outside Toronto harbor Wednesday morning still resists all attempts to get her
off, she being now in a worse position than at first.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Friday, May 11, 1860

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      ALL RIGHT. - We learn by telegraph from Mr. W.E. Phelps, agent of the Lake
Ontario steamers at Lewiston, that the steamer BAY STATE, which has been aground
near Toronto for some time, has been got off safely, and arrives in Lewiston on time,
this afternoon.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, May 14, 1860

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
William R. McNeil
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Bay State (Steamboat), aground, 9 May 1860