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Cumberland (Propeller), aground, 25 Oct 1875


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The steamer ASIA passed down at 8 o'clock this morning, she reports as follows: - The steamer CUMBERLAND went ashore on Monday night, Oct. 25th. at a harbor three miles from Silver Islet in a blinding snowstorm and a terrific gale from the eastward. The captain scuttled her and expects to get off without any more damage.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Wednesday, November 3, 1875
     
     
     
STEAMER CUMBERLAND. -- We regret to state that news has been received that the fine steamer CUMBERLAND went ashore near Silver Islet in Lake Superior, and sustained such damage that it was deemed advisable to scuttle her. No lives lost.
      Owen Sound Advertiser
      November 4, 1875
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22958
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.321944 Longitude: -88.811388
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cumberland (Propeller), aground, 25 Oct 1875