The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840


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Steamboat Accidents And Loss Of Life - According to a table in the American Almanack, for 1840, it appears that the number of lives lost, from 1816 to 1833, inclusive, is 1676. The number of wounded is 443. 99 of the accidents were by explosions and collapses; 23 by fire; 25 by wreck from gales, collisions, &c.; 52 from snags and sawyers; and 24 from different and unknown causes.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
February 8, 1840
Local identifier:
GLN.3920
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Peter Warwick
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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St. Catharines Journal (St. Catharines, ON), February 8, 1840