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Hiram A. Calvin (Steamboat), aground, 19 Oct 1880


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Last evening about 7 o'clock the steamer HIRAM A. CALVIN, on her way down the river with wreckers and steam pumps on board, to raise the propeller LAKE MICHIGAN which struck and sunk on Monday night at Crossover Light, ran on a shoal about five miles east of Gananoque, near Duffin's Light; while the Captain and crew were at tea. It is thought she will be got off without serious damage. The steamer PIERREPONT took the pumps off the HIRAM CALVIN and has proceeded to the relief of the propeller LAKE MICHIGAN.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      October 20, 1880
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1880
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20491
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.33342 Longitude: -76.16607
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hiram A. Calvin (Steamboat), aground, 19 Oct 1880