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W. Muriel (Propeller), aground, 4 Aug 1919

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MURIEL W. iron steamer of 636.90 tons reg. Canadian Official No. 138505. Registered at the port of Montreal and 33 years of age. On August 4, 1919 the vessel bound from Montreal to Erie, Pa., stranded at the entrance to Port Weller while under the command of Capt. J.E. Ouellette. Vessel was considered a total loss, estimated at $50,000. No lives were lost.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1919
      Department of Marine & Fisheries

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      MURIEL W. Can. Official No. 138505. Built Milwaukee 1886. Ex U.S. steamer VERONICA, sold Canadian 1918. 202 x 35 x 19 1093 gross tons. Wrecked Port Weller, Ont. August 4, 1919.
      Prelm. List of Canadian Steamships
      (Inland & Coastal) 1809 - 1930

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      VERONICA Screw steamer of 1093 gross tons, 880 net tons. U. S. No. 161560.
202 x 34.8 x 18 A freighter with a crew of 12 and a horse power (indicated) of 625. Built Milwaukee 1886. Registered at the port of Buffalo, N.Y.
      List of Merchant Vessels
      of the United States, 1916

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $50,000
Cargo: inc.
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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W. Muriel (Propeller), aground, 4 Aug 1919