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F. Sidway (Canal Boat), sunk, 14 Sep 1889

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Canal Boat Sunk.
      The F. SIDWAY and Cargo a Total Loss at the Foot of Clinton Avenue.
The canal boat F. SIDWAY, sank last night at 11 o'clock at the foot of Clinton Avenue. The boat was laden with 8,500 bushels of corn from Buffalo to New York. The cause of the wreck was the boat being forced by a current against the stone coping of the canal and staving in the starboard side. The boat and cargo are entirely lost and are insured in the St. Paul Fire and Marine Insurance Company. Frank Beadle is the owner.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, September 17, 1889

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: corn
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 42.88645 Longitude: -78.87837
William R. McNeil
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F. Sidway (Canal Boat), sunk, 14 Sep 1889