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Corisande (Schooner), C71163, burnt, 10 Dec 1891

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At 12:30 o'clock today the schooner MARY, lying in Sarnia Bay, was discovered on fire. She was damaged to the extent of $10,000. The CORISANDE, lying alongside the MARY also caught fire but the flames were quickly extinguished and she was towed to a place of safety by the ferry CLARK. The fire started by an explosion of an oil stove in the kitchen.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, December 10, 1891
      Schooner CORISANDE. Official Canada No. 71163. Of 275 tons Register. Built Marine City, Mich., 1873. Home port, Port Hope, Ont. 137.0 x 26.0 x 11.1 Owned by John C. Miller, Parry Sound, Ont
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Damage trivial
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.983611 Longitude: -82.411944
William R. McNeil
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Corisande (Schooner), C71163, burnt, 10 Dec 1891