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Amity (Steamboat), aground, 1 Oct 1864

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Steamer AMITY (Canadian) ashore on Long Point, Lake Erie. No cargo. Total loss. Property loss $12,000
      Casualty List for 1858 to 1868
      Compiled by Capt. J.H. Hall

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AMITY Built Chatham 1856. of 102 x 26 x 7 and 217 tons gross. Sank Lake Erie, Sept. 9th. 1864
      Prelim. List of Canadian Steamships
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Steamer AMITY lost October 8th. on Point Pelee, Lake Erie, with a cargo of staves. She was a total loss, the vessel was 10 years old at the time.
      Toronto Globe
      October 14th. & 17th. 1864

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Launch of steamer AMITY on 12th. July 1856 at Chatham.. Built by Allen Coutts.
      Chatham Planet
      Monday, July 14, 1856

      209 tons (old style) new engine & boilers 1863 (Pollywog)

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
William R. McNeil
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Amity (Steamboat), aground, 1 Oct 1864