The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Georgian (Propeller), C80596, aground, 1 Nov 1882

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"Vessels carrying freight for the Syndicate have been singularly unfortunate on the Georgian Bay this season. First the NELLIE SHERWOOD, loaded with flat cars, &c., went down with all hands off Cabot's Head; then the GEORGIAN was piled up on Club Island and had her cargo damaged; and lastly the KINCARDINE had to be run on an island near Little Current to keep her from sinking and her cargo was also damaged.
      Manitoulin Expositor
      Sat. Dec. 9, 1882

Kingston Notes, Nov. 10. -- The propeller GEORGIAN is ashore at Club Island, Georgian Bay. She had 2,500 barrels of flour in the hold and a deck load of coal. capt. Donnelly has been telegraphed to take her off.
      The J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, No. 2, November, 1882
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: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: flour & coal
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.565555 Longitude: -81.601388
William R. McNeil
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Georgian (Propeller), C80596, aground, 1 Nov 1882