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Dover (Steamboat), fire, 1 Sep 1860

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We learn from the Cayuga Sentinel, that the steamer DOVER, while lying at Walter's wharf, in that town, took fire and was burned to the water's edge. The DOVER was owned by Capt. McSwain, of Dunnville, and was worth at least $3,000. The Sentinel understands she was not insured.
      Toronto Globe
      Friday, September 28, 1860

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      DOVER Stmr. built Port Dover 1850, of 92' x 15' x 5' and about 64 tons. Rebuilt Dunnville 1872 as GEORGIANA, 92' x 15' x 5' and 165 tons. Rebuilt 1878 of 93' x 17' x 5' and 100 tons. Scrapped 1885.
      Prelm. List of Canadian Merchant
      Steam Vessels, 1809 to 1930

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Repaired
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.93341 Longitude: -79.84963
William R. McNeil
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Dover (Steamboat), fire, 1 Sep 1860