The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Europe (Propeller), burnt, 18 Apr 1884

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EUROPE Propeller. Home port, St. Catharines. On April 18, 1884 Propeller caught fire and burned to a total loss, in the Welland Canal. No cargo. Hull loss $16,000. Insurance $10,000
      Disasters to Lake Vessels, 1884
      Cleveland Herald Nov. 28th. 1884


      The propeller EUROPE was destroyed by fire at Sc. Catharines of Friday. She was built at that port in 1870 and neasured 395 tons.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, April 22, 1884

EUROPE Propeller, was built by Lewis Shickluna at St. Catharines in 1870, and rebuilt in 1886 at Kingston as a three masted schooner, under the name of REGINA, which was registered at the Port of Montreal and owned by the Montreal Transportation Co. Broken up in 1908.
      Port of Montreal Shipping Register
      No. 23 of 1886, & No. 3 of 1887

      REBUILT as Schooner "REGINA"
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Reason: burnt
Hull damage: $16,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt as Schr. REGINA
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.16681 Longitude: -79.24958
William R. McNeil
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Europe (Propeller), burnt, 18 Apr 1884