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Algerian (Steamboat), C71609, collision, 8 Sep 1898


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Quebec Division. - September 8, 1898. - Tug IDA, of Quebec, while proceeding from Lachine to Beauharnois with barges in tow, collided with the passenger steamer ALGERIAN, of Montreal, destroying the tug's upper works, but causing no damage to the ALGERIAN. No loss of life. Cause, the tug's signal lights were not lit.
      Steamboat Inspection Report
      Casualty Report for 1898/99
      Sessional Papers No.11, 1900


Steam paddle KINGSTON. Built at Montreal in 1855. Rebuilt Montreal 1872 and renamed BAVARIAN, rebuilt Kingston 1874 and renamed ALGERIAN, renamed CORNWALL in 1904. Official Canadian Number [in 1874], 71609. 176 x 27 x 10. DISPOSITION. -- Scrapped in 1930
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Vessels
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
     


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Uninjured
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14672
Language of Item:
English
  • Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 45.43177 Longitude: -73.66899
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Algerian (Steamboat), C71609, collision, 8 Sep 1898