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Moira (Propeller), sunk, 9 Oct 1862


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Propeller MOIRA, sprung a leak and sunk off the Ducks, Lake Ontario. Total loss.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      January 26, 1863 (Casualty List, 1862)

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      Kingston, Oct. 9. - The propeller MOIRA sprung a leak and sunk this morning off Duck's Island. Most of her passengers and crew are known to be saved. It is not positively known yet whether any were lost.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      Friday, October 10, 1862


      The propeller MOIRA foundered about 10 miles from the Main Ducks. The crew were taken to Kingston. Loss, about $18,000.
      Toronto GLOBE
      October 11, 1862
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Propeller MOIRA (c) os 233 tons. Built Belleville 1854 by A.L. Hoselton. Owned by Bella Flint. Home port, Belleville. value $9,000 Class B 1.
      Board of lake Underwriters
      Lake Vessel Register,1860
     

OBIT -- Capt. Thomas McIntosh, an old and respected resident of Belleville, died on Saturday morning after a long ilness. Mr. McIntosh, who was a native of Scotland, settled in the city on the Bay between 25 and 30 years ago, and commanded Hon. Bella Flint's propeller MOIRA until she was lost off the Duck Island. The captain, who was highly respected, and known by many in this city, leaves. says the Intelligencer, a widow and one son to mourn his loss.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      October 19, 1880


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $18,000
Cargo: $200
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1862
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Local identifier:
McN.W.4529
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Moira (Propeller), sunk, 9 Oct 1862