Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Fashion (Steamboat), sunk by collision, 23 Nov 1854
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FASHION Steamer, and Propeller BUFFALO, collided on River St. Clair. Steamer sunk. Property loss $1,000
      Buffalo Democracy
      Feb. 28, 1855 (casualty list)

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We learn that the steamer FASHION, was run into last Thursday by the propeller BUFFALO, near Newport. The FASHION was sunk almost instantly, but the propeller was not materially injured.
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Tuesday, November 28, 1854

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The steamer FASHION, which it will be remembered was sunk opposite Newport in the fall, has been raised and worked her way down to this post yesterday. She will go into dry-dock for repairs. She presents a sorry sight, being torn and knocked to pieces badly. ------- Detroit Free Press
      The Democracy, Buffalo
      Wednesday, December 20, 1854

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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.71948 Longitude: -82.49213
William R. McNeil
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Fashion (Steamboat), sunk by collision, 23 Nov 1854