Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Diamond (Steamboat), sunk, 28 Jul 1852
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Steamer DIAMOND, struck a rock and sunk in Niagara River. Got up and repaired. Property loss $6,000
      Buffalo Morning Express
      December 25, 1852 (1852 casualty list)

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      The steamer DIAMOND which struck a rock in the river on Wednesday last, now lies in water to her guards. Preparations are making to get her off, which will be done soon with but little damage. She had but few passengers on board.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Saturday, July 31, 1852

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      The steamer DIAMOND, which, it will be remembered, sprung a leak and sunk in the Niagara River while returning from the Falls at the time of the celebrations, has since been thoroughly repaired and resumed her trips between this city and Cleveland.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Monday, September 13, 1852

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.262222 Longitude: -79.073055
William R. McNeil
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Diamond (Steamboat), sunk, 28 Jul 1852