The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mary Ward (Propeller), 1864


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Propeller NORTH. [C] Of 388 tons. Built at Montreal in 1864 by A. Cantin. Owned by Glassfield, Jones & Co. Home port, Montreal. Class, A. Value $24,000. REMARKS. - First named SIMCOE.
      Register of the Ships of the Lakes
      and River St. Lawrence, 1864 [Supplement No. 1.]
     
     
The Canadian stm. NORTH which was destroyed by last year by fire on the River St. Clair, at Baby Pt., and at present lies sunk in about 20 ft. of water, is about to be got up and probably reconstructed into a barge. A considerable portion of her hulk is said to be in a good state of preservation , and more or less of her machinery could be brought into further service. The steamer cost $28,000 in gold. She was running between Montreal and Chicago.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      June 1, 1868 3-4
     
     
NORTH, Built Montreal, Que., 1864. of 336 tons gross, 138 x 26 x 11. Rebuilt Wallaceburg in 1870 and renamed MARY WARD. 139 x 26 x 12 and 345 tons gross DISPOSITION:-- Wrecked Thornbury, Ont. Nov. 24, 1872
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930. World Ship Society
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
ex SIMCOE, NORTH,
Date of Original:
1864
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Local identifier:
McN.R.515
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Ward (Propeller), 1864