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Georgian (Propeller), C80596, sunk, 12 Oct 1884

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GEORGIAN Propeller. Home port, St. Catharines. On Oct. 12, 1884 Propeller sunk on Georgian Bay with a cargo of railroad iron. Raised, hull loss $6,000. Insurance $30,500.
      Disasters to Lake Shipping, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884


GEORGIAN Propeller of 327 Reg. Tons. Home port, Toronto. On Oct. 11, 1884, Propeller bound from Owen Sound to Hudson Bay (sic), struck on rocks and stranded at Little Current channel, a partial loss. amount $470.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualties for the year 1884
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Sessional Papers, 1885

Steam screw GEORGIAN. Official Canada No. 80596. Of 377 tons gross; 227 tons reg. Built Georgian Bay, 1864. Home port, Toronto, Ont. 130.0 x 21.8 x 11.5. Owned by Canadian Pacific railway, Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: sunk
Hull damage: $6,000
Freight: railroad iron
Remarks: Raised
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.515555 Longitude: -81.070277
William R. McNeil
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Georgian (Propeller), C80596, sunk, 12 Oct 1884