Maritime History of the Great Lakes
St. George (Steamboat), aground, 1 Jul 1836
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On Wednesday night the steamer St.GEORGE while on her way up the St.Lawrence, struck on a shoal, owing to the darkness of the night. She was got off again, but it was found impossible to keep her afloat, and she was run ashore at the mouth of French Creek. The passengers and crew were taken off, with part of the cargo by the COMMODORE BARRIE we believe
      Cobourg Star
      Wednesday, July 27, 1836

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.22338 Longitude: -76.09605
William R. McNeil
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St. George (Steamboat), aground, 1 Jul 1836