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Collingwood (Propeller), fire, 15 Jul 1878


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The tug COLLINGWOOD was totally destroyed by fire on the evening of the 15th, twelve miles out from Byng Inlet Light. The origin of the fire is a mystery. The crew all escaped.
      Detroit Post & Tribune
      Tuesday, July 23, 1878

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The tug COLLINGWOOD, owned by S.G. Kanady & Co., of Toronto, was totally destroyed by fire on the evening of the 19th inst., five miles out from the Byng Inlet light. The origin of the fire is a mystery. The crew were, with difficulty saved, as withing five minutes after the alarm was given the boat was one sheet of flames from stem to stern.
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      July 24, 1878

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      The tug COLLINGWOOD, owned by S. C. Kanaday & Co. of Toronto, was totally destroyed by fire on the evening of the I9th. inst. five miles out from the Byng Inlet light. The origan of the fire is a mystery. The crew were with difficulty saved, as within five minutes after the alarm was given the boat was one sheet of flames from stem to stern
      Meaford Monitor
      Friday, July 29, 1878

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16143
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.770555 Longitude: -80.546111
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Collingwood (Propeller), fire, 15 Jul 1878