Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wreck of the Steamer LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids
Description
Creator
Notman, William, Photographer
Item Type
Stereographs
Description
Stereoview of the shipwreck of the steamboat LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids just above the Isle au Heron in the Saint Lawrence River.
Notes
The LOUIS RENAUD was wrecked in the rapids on 12 May 1873 under the command of Captain John Rankin, with about 150 passengers on board. The government inquiry was critical of both the captain and the pilot.
Inscriptions
Reverse: "No 84858 Wreck of the Steamber L. Renaud in the Lachine Rapids, near Montreal, May 12, 1873"
Publisher
W. Notman
Place of Publication
Montreal
Date of Original
1873
Date Of Event
12 May 1873
Dimensions
Width: 17.2 cm
Height: 8.6 cm
Subject(s)
Local identifier
87
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
Copyright Statement
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Emailwalter@maritimehistoryofthegreatlakes.caWWW address
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Wreck of the Steamer LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids


Stereoview of the shipwreck of the steamboat LOUIS RENAUD in the Lachine Rapids just above the Isle au Heron in the Saint Lawrence River.