The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Burlington (Steamboat), burnt, 31 Mar 1841

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BURLINGTON Steamboat, we are informed by a gentleman of this city, that the steamboat BURLINGTON lying at the wharf at Toronto was burnt to the waters edge a few days since, and that it was with the greatest difficulty that the QUEEN VICTORIA was preserved from fire. It is supposed the fire was communicated by the engine. Rochester Advertiser -undated
      Detroit Free Press
      Tuesday April 13, 1841

STEAMBOAT BURNED.--The Steamboat BURLINGTON was destroyed by fire while lying at the wharf in Toronto, Tuesday last.
      Buffalo Commercial Advertiser
      Monday, April 5, 1841 p.2 col.2

Steamboat Burnt.-- Steamboat BURLINGTON burned at Toronto. The QUEEN VICTORIA was saved from burning.
      Detroit Daily Advertizer
      May 1, 1841

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt as Schr. SCOTLAND
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
William R. McNeil
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Burlington (Steamboat), burnt, 31 Mar 1841