Maritime History of the Great Lakes
America (Steamboat), 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: collision
Date of Original
1851
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McN.W.14036
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
Donor
William R. McNeil
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America (Steamboat), collision, 8 Jun 1851