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Algerian (Steamboat), C71609, aground, 1 Aug 1875


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ALGERIAN, steamer of 575 tons and 20 years of age, bound from Cornwall to Montreal, stranded at Split Rock opposite Vaudreuil, Quebec, owing to strong winds causing her to deviate from her course. Home port, Montreal. Partial loss of $200.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1875
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries


Montreal, Aug. 16. -- The steamer ALGERIAN has been safely got off the Split Rock and is now lying in Cantin's dock. The loss will not exceed $1,000, and it is expected she will again be on her route in a couple of days. No blame is laid by the company upon Captain Trowell, who is considered a most efficient officer.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Tuesday, August 17, 1875

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: aground
Hull damage: $200
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.14675
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Algerian (Steamboat), C71609, aground, 1 Aug 1875