Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bay State (Steamboat), aground, 2 Nov 1853
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BAY STATE Steamer, on rocks in River St. Lawrence, lifted off with scows. Property loss $500.
      Buffalo Express
      Jan. 2, 1854 (casualty list)

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The American steamer BAY STATE is reported to be ashore near Ogdensburgh. We
have no particulars, says the Rochester Union, but presume she is not much damaged.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 8, 1853

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THE BAY STATE. - The Oswego Palladium of the 12th. says: We briefly announce
under our commercial head yesterday, the fact that the steamer BAY STATE had
been got off from her perilous position on the rock at Cross-over Shoals, by the
steamer NEW YORK. We are pleased to announce that the BAY STATE is not
materially injured, and will immediately resume her regular trips in the line.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Wednesday, November 16, 1853

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.69423 Longitude: -75.48634
William R. McNeil
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Bay State (Steamboat), aground, 2 Nov 1853