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Canadian mail steamship lost off Nova Scotia with all two hundred people aboard

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02/19/1860
The Montreal Ocean Steamship Company's mail steamer Hungarian had left Liverpool in England for Portland, Maine on February 5. 1860, with two hundred passengers and crew.  Twelve days later she ran up on the rocks off Cape Ledge, Nova Scotia and was completely wrecked.  All aboard drowned and only three bodies were found.  (By John Osborne)
Source Citation: 
 Chronicle, The Annual Register or a View of the History and Politics of the Year 1860 (London: F. & J. Rivington, 1861), 20.

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