The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emerald (Steamboat), aground, 16 Apr 1844


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The EMERALD went ashore yesterday afternoon during a dense fog, some five miles below Waterloo, where she now lies, as we learn from a person who worked his passage up from the boat, this morning.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 17, 1844 3 - 1



      The FAIRPORT went down yesterday, to get off the EMERALD, but did not succeed.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      April 18, 1844 3 - 1


Steamboat EMERALD is aground 3 miles below Black Rock. She ran aground in consequence of a dense fog, day before yesterday.
      Daily Courier & Economist
      April 10, 1844



It is expected that the steamboat EMERALD will be raised today. We understand that there is about $30,000 on board, belonging to the Kingston Bank. - Albany Advertiser of yesterday.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      May 27, 1844


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1844
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18293
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Emerald (Steamboat), aground, 16 Apr 1844