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Kitty Friel (Propeller), burnt, 18 Aug 1879


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Steamer KITTY FRIEL, bound from Ottawa to Kingston, caught fire from a spark from her funnel, burned to the waters edge and sunk, August 18, 1879. A total loss. Built 1869 of 58 tons register. Loss to vessel $2,500. Loss to cargo $800.
      Statement of Wreck and Casualty, 1879
      Dept. of Marine and Fisheries

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Mr. John Neville, of Ottawa, and a number of young men are at Irish Creek, Rideau Canal, where they will raise the steamer KITTY FRIEL, which was burned to the waters edge recently. The machinery will be repaired at Ottawa.
      Kingston Whig Standard
      November 2, 1880

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Notes:
Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $2,500
Cargo: $800
Remarks: Total loss ??
Date of Original:
1879
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.14057
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.861666 Longitude: -75.912777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Kitty Friel (Propeller), burnt, 18 Aug 1879