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George Moffatt (Steamboat), C33480, aground, 1 Dec 1864


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Steamer GEARGE MOFFATT ashore 2 miles west of Bowmanville near Raby's Head.
      Toronto Globe
      December 13, 1864
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      Steamer GEORGE MOFFATT, Can. Reg. No. 33480. Built 1853 at Chatham, Ont. 135 x 24 x 11. Steamer wrecked Lake Ontario, December 1864.
      Prelm. List of Canadian Steamers
      (Inland & Coastal) 1809 -1930

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      The steamer PIERRPONT, which went from here to the assistance of the steamer GEORGE MOFFATT, ashore near Darlington, left Darlington on Friday morning, and arrived on the same night. She had some difficulty in making her way through the ice, but finally succeeded in breaking it as far as the Water Works Wharf, where she laid in the morning. The captain thinks that the upper works of the GEORGE MOFFATT, with which she was unable to do anything, will be broken up during the winter, but has hopes that the hull will be uninjured. - Kingston Whig.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      January 19, 1865


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1864
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14845
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Moffatt (Steamboat), C33480, aground, 1 Dec 1864