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Passport (Steamboat), collision, 1 Aug 1866


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PASSPORT Steamer, damaged by collision with Schooner MAGGIE, off Port Hope, Lake Ontario, August 1866. Property loss $125
      Casualty List for 1866
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      February 26, 1867

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      ACCIDENT TO STEAMER PASSPORT. - About 3 o'clock yesterday norning the steamer PASSPORT collided with a schooner between Colborne and Cobourg on her up trip. There was a dense fog at the time, and the schooner's lights were so low as not to be noticed, although a good look-out was kept, and the bells of the steamer rung, the whistle sounded, and all other precautions taken. The PASSPORT had three of her staterooms badly damaged. There were about 100 cabin and the same number of steerage passengers on board, but fortunately there was nobody hurt. The schooner had her jibboom carried away. We did not hear the name of the schooner. - Hamilton Spectator, 30th.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      September 1, 1866

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PASSPORT Steamer, collided with a vessel on Lake Ontario, August 1866, and damaged upper works.
      Canadian Vessel Casualty List for 1866
      Toronto Globe, January 25th. 1867


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Reason: collision
Hull damage: $125
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1866
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12359
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.95012 Longitude: -78.29953
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Passport (Steamboat), collision, 1 Aug 1866