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Jerome (Propeller), burnt, 5 Oct 1884


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JEROME Propeller Tug. Home port, Montreal. On Oct. 5, 1884 Tug caught fire and became a total loss, at Wallaceburg, St. Clair River. No cargo. Hull loss $6,000. No Insurance.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884

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JEROME Tug of 41 Reg. Tons, and 12 years of age, bound from Wallace to Algoma, caught fire on Lake Ontario (sic), and burned to a total loss, Oct.3, 1884. Amount of loss $2,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for the year, 1884
      Dept.of Marine & Fisheries. Sessional Papers 1885

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JEROME Propeller, Home port, Montreal. Official Canadian Number, 61163 Built Burlington, U. S. A. 1872, of 60 Gross Tons. 41 Tons Reg. 74' x 10'5" x 4' Owned by C.J.Johnson, of Wallaceburg, Ontario.
      Dominion of Canada Vessel Register 1886

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JEROME Propeller, built by Jerome at Saginaw 1872. Owned by Haywood & Roodley. Home port, Montreal. 30 Tons. Valued at $7,000. Class A 2. REMARKS:- Tug, River.
      Association of Canadian Lake Underwriters
      Marine Register for 1874

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Canadian Tug JEROME was burnt on the Sydenham River, below Wallaceburg, Ontario. She was towing a raft to Marine City at the time. Valued at $6,000, built by D. Jerome of Montreal in 1874 as a yacht and lately used for towing. Owned by J.A. Smith and others of Wallaceburg. A Total loss.
      Marine Record
      Oct. 9, 1884


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Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $6,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1884
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8724
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.59303 Longitude: -82.38853
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Jerome (Propeller), burnt, 5 Oct 1884