The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1856

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p.3 A collision occurred yesterday afternoon, between the Fashion and the British Empire about 3 miles above Lachine. The Fashion was going up and the British Empire was going down. The last named sank, but not in deep water. There was no injury to persons, but there was, we learn, to freight and luggage.

Imports - June 17th - Str. Ontario, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Str. Kingston, Ogdensburgh, (gen. cargo).

Str. Hibernia, Montreal, (gen. cargo).

Str. Northerner, Oswego, (gen. cargo).

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20 Jun 1856
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.22976 Longitude: -76.48098
Rick Neilson
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Weekly British Whig (Kingston, ON), 20 Jun 1856