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Cora Linn (Steamboat), sunk, 1 Oct 1858


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LINN, CORA Steamer (C), sunk in Lake St. Francis. Property loss $9,000
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Jan. 15, 1859 (1858 Casualty List)



      FOLIO I PORT OF KINGSTON
Register Number: 73
Name: CORRA LINN ex NOVELTY
Description: Steamer paddle-wheels
Where she belongs: Kingston
Tons :60
When Built: 1851
Where Built: Quebec
Present Master: E.J. Murray (1855)
Builders Name & Date of Certificate:James Tibbets
Description of Vessel:-
      Length: 120 feet
      Breadth: 16 feet
      Depth of Hold: 8 feet
      Masts: none
      Square or Round Stern: Round
      Carvel or Clinker Built: Carvel
      Standing or Running Bowsprit: none
      How Rigged: not
      Figure-Head: none
      Decks: One, no galleries
      Engine Room: 40 feet & 27 tons, powered by stem
Subscribing Owners: James Tibbets, builder sold to Jacob Bonter & John Cole Bonter of Belleville, owned by David Shaw by 1855


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Notes:
Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1858
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Local identifier:
McN.W.3814
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Cora Linn (Steamboat), sunk, 1 Oct 1858