The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Empire (Steamboat), threw over live cargo, 16 Dec 1851


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December 16, 1851. - Steamer EMPIRE, in unparalleled gale and snow storm wandered about, sprung a leak and being unable to find any Port, and making water fast, was obliged to throw overboard live hogs and other freight - she finally found Port Colborne, C.W. Property loss, $20,000
      Disasters on the lakes in 1851
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser. Jan. 2, 1852


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: threw over live cargo
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $20,000
Cargo: included
Freight: hogs & freight
Remarks: Damaged
Date of Original:
1851
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Local identifier:
McN.W.9731
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.454166 Longitude: -81.121388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Empire (Steamboat), threw over live cargo, 16 Dec 1851