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Kincardine (Propeller), sunk, 1 Dec 1883


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Winnipeg, Man., Dec. 20. -- The Free Press Port Arthur Special says: "The steamer KINCARDINE, in trying to force her way through the ice at Jackfish bay, had a hole stove in her bow, filled rapidlt, and sunk. Her stern lies in twenty feet of water, at the entrance to Jackfish Bay. She cannot be raised this winter. No cargo nor lives lost."
      J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, December, 1883
     


      The Canadian steamer KINCARDINE in trying to force her way through the ice at Jackfish Bay, Lake Superior had a hole stove in her bow, filled rapidly and sunk. Her stern lies in 20' of water at the entrance of Jackfish Bay and cannot be raised this winter, She was built at Port Dalhousie in 1871 by Andrews and measured 191 tons.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, December 24, 1883



The steamer KINCARDINE, in trying to force her way through the ice at Jackfish Bay, had a hole stove in her bow, filled rapidly and sunk. Her stern lies in twenty feet of water, at the entrance to Jackfish Bay. She cannot be raised this winter. No cargo nor lives lost.
It was the KINCARDINE that had the schooner MARY ANN HULBURT in tow when the latter foundered with her crew of twenty men. She was built at Port Dalhousie in 1871 by Andrews, and is owned by Jones, of Goderich. As indicated, she is a Canadian bottom. Her rating was B 1, and she was valued at about $11,000. - Winnipeg Report.
      Marine Record
      Dec. 27, 1883


Steam screw KINCARDINE. [No number] Of 16 tons gross; 143 tons reg. Built Port Dalhousie, Ont., 1871. Home port, Goderich, Ont. 107.0 x 20.0 x 8.9. Owned by Thomas Marks, of Port Arthur, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, on December 31, 1886
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1883
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McN.W.10648
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.796944 Longitude: -86.986944
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kincardine (Propeller), sunk, 1 Dec 1883