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Midland (Propeller), sunk, 1923

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MIDLAND of Midland, Propeller Tug. Official Canadian Number, 103575. Foundered 1923 (actual date not known), between Mink and Franklin Island, Georgian Bay. Registry closed March 2nd.1931.
      Marine Casualty Investigations
      Transport Canada


MIDLAND of Midland, a propeller of 56 Tons Gross. 38 Tons Reg. Built at Midland, Ontario in 1896. 62' x 13' x 6'8" Official Canadian Number 103575. Owned by Canadian Iron Furnace Co.of Midland. 12 Horse-power. FORMERLY D.L. WHITE
      Sessional Papers Canada
      Vol. L. no. 17 1915

D.L. WHITE Tug of 56 Tons Gross. Built Midland 1896, rebuilt 1898. Bottom caulked 1902. Owned by Canadian Iron Furnace Co. Home port, Midland. Valued at $5,500 Classed A 2. for Harbor work. Built of wood.
      Inland Lloyds Vessel Register, 1904


MIDLAND of Midland, propeller of 56 tons gross. 38 tons reg.. Official Canadian Number 103575. Built 1896 at Midland, Ontario. 62' x 13' x 6'8". Owned by Manley Chew of Midland. 16 Horse-power
      Sessional Papers Canada
      Vol. LVII no.7 1921


MIDLAND 103575, of Midland, Ont. 56 Ton Gross, 38 Ton Reg. Built 1896 at Midland, Ont., of wood. Rebuilt 1906 at Midland. A propeller Tug of 16.15 Horse-power. Owned by the Mason Lumber Co. of Midland, Ont. for the Georgian Bay route. Inspected at Midland, Nov. 23, 1921.
      Steamboat Inspection Report for the Year 1921/22.
      FiFty-Fifth Annual Report, Dept. Marine & Fisheries


NOTE.--The D.L. WHITE is listed in the 1913 List of Canadian Vessels, but had changed her name by 1915

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.075555 Longitude: -81.497777
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Midland (Propeller), sunk, 1923