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Magnet (Steamboat), aground, 14 Aug 1872


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Kingston, August 14 - The 'MAGNET' ASHORE - The Mail steamer MAGNET, when
coming from Oswego to this port, went ashore this morning on the east side of the Main Ducks. There was a dense fog at the time, also a heavy rain. The extent of the damage is not known, but as there is no sea running she will probably be got off without much trouble. Messrs. Calving & Breck's tug WILLIAM, has gone to her assistance. The Ducks are about twenty five miles from here, on the line between this and Oswego.
LATER:- The steamer MAGNET arrived here at 9:30 P.M., having been "got off" by the tug WILLIAM. She is not damaged, and was going at easy speed when she went ashore.
      The Toronto Mail
      Thursday, August 15, 1872



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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1872
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Local identifier:
McN.W.15969
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Magnet (Steamboat), aground, 14 Aug 1872