Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mazeppa (Steamboat), aground, 1 Nov 1856
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Steamer MAZEPPA (C), ashore and total loss, on east shore of Lake Huron. Property loss $5,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 31, 1857 (1856 casualty list)

      The steamer MAZEPPA, Canadian, is ashore is Saugine, C.W., and reported a total loss.
      Buffalo Daily Republic
      Tuesday, November 11, 1856

Steamer MAZEPPA is ashore at Saugeen, and reported to be a total loss.
      Toronto Globe
      November 14th. & 22nd. 1856

Steamer MAZEPPA. [C] of [no entry] tons. Built at Bath by Butterworth in [no entry] Owned by Butterworth & Co. Home port, Toronto. Class [no entry]. Value -. REMARKS. - Formerly FARMER.
      Register of British Shipping
      Inland Waters, 1854
Steamer FARMER. Built St. Catharines 1850, 200 tons [about]. Renamed MAZEPPA. DISPOSITION::-- Wrecked near Southampton, Ont., November, 1856.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steam
      Vessels. - [Inland & Coastal] 1809 to 1930 . . . . .

Item Type
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.501111 Longitude: -81.373611
William R. McNeil
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Mazeppa (Steamboat), aground, 1 Nov 1856