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Marion L. Breck (Schooner), burnt, 31 Oct 1883

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Port Dalhousie, Ont., Oct. 31. - The schooner M.L. BRECK, while lying at the dock here this morning, caught fire, doing considerable damage to her cabin. Captain Bang is the loser of clothes and other articles to the extent of $150.
      J.W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, October, 1883

The schooner M.L. BRECK of 298 tons. Home port, Kingston, bound from Hamilton to Port Dalhousie on Oct. 31, 1883 at Port Dalhousie, caught fire from boiling pitch in the cabin. Partial casualty, damage $100
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1883
      Department of Marine & Fisheries

Schooner MARION L. BRECK. Official Canada No. - none - . Of 298.23 tons. Built Garden Island, Ont., by henry Roney in 1863. 27.1 x 23.5 x 11.9.
      Port of Kingston
      National Archives, Canada
      RG-42, C-1211, Vol. 206

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $100
Remarks: Damaged
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.26629
William R. McNeil
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Marion L. Breck (Schooner), burnt, 31 Oct 1883