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Osprey (Propeller), burnt, 1 Dec 1897


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PORT OF TORONTO
      Number 85499
Name..................... OSPREY ex HIAWATHA

Type..................... Steam screw

Official Number.......... 85499

Tonnage.................. 39.33 Tons Gross 25.56 Tons Reg.

Where Built.............. Meaford

When built............... 1886

Builders name............ Alfred Morrill, of Collingwood

Date of Registration at port of Toronto-- Transferred from Port of Collingwood, April 13, 1892 Description of vessel:-

Length................. 66 feet
Breadth................ 14 feet
Depth of hold.......... 6 feet & 7/10ths.

Decks.................. One
Masts.................. None
Stern.................. Round
How Built.............. Carvel, of wood
Date of name change.... June 20, 1892

Engine................. one high-pressure, made 1977 by Pound
      Manufacturing Co. Lockport, N. Y.
      12" Dia. 161" Stroke 13 H. P.

Subscribing Owners:- Muskoka Mill & Lumber Company dated 1892. sold to James Playfair, Midland, dated 1896

NOTATIONS-- VESSEL BURNT NEAR CHRISTIAN ISLAND, Dec. 1897

Register Closed 9/2/1899

      from Port of Toronto Shipping Register
      R G 12 A1 Vol. 453

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December 3, 1897.--Steam Tug OSPREY of Toronto, en route from Midland to Moore River (?) caught fire and was totally destroyed; cause of fire unknown
      Steamboat Inspection Report og Casualties
      Sessional papers, Canada. A 1899

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NOTE:- Moon River.


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Reason: burnt
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.12374
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Osprey (Propeller), burnt, 1 Dec 1897