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Sultana (Canal Boat), sunk by collision, 8 Jun 1851

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CANAL BOAT SUNK.---The steamer AMERICA in coming into the Creek yesterday morning, run her bow into the side of the Canal boat SULTANA, of the Eckford Line, and made such a hole that she sunk within five minutes. She lies in the slip next Commercial Street, between Princ Street and the Creek.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      June 9, 1851

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      COLLISION. - The steamer AMERICA in coming in this morning, ran into the canal boat "SULTAN," of the Echford line, staving in her side. The boat drifted down to the Water Street bridge and sunk under the bridge.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, June 6, 1851

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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Sultana (Canal Boat), sunk by collision, 8 Jun 1851