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George Mosier (Canal Boat), sunk, 1 May 1859


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CANAL BOAT SUNK. - The Lockport Journal says: "The canal boat GEO. MOSIER, Capt. William Arthur, from Buffalo, loaded with lumber, bound for Albany and Troy, ran aground about a mile above this village, last night, causing it to sink while passing under the big bridge, where it lies this (Wednesday) morning The large deck load of lumber is to be removed, when the boat will be taken down to Cady's dock and repaired."
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, June 3, 1859

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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1859
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16632
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.17061 Longitude: -78.69031
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George Mosier (Canal Boat), sunk, 1 May 1859