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Gordon (Propeller), C88628 ?, fire, 20 Aug 1905


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The pleasure steamer GORDON, owned by Fort William parties, burned last evening at Port Arthur - cause, spontaneus combustion. No one was injured. The total loss will be in the neighborhood of $20,000.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 21, 1905

     
Propeller GORDON JERRY. Official Canada No. 88628. Of 124 tons. Built River Ruscon, U. S. 1884. 102 x 25 x 6 DISPOSITION:-- ex U. S. until 1889. Wrecked Toronto 1905 and burnt.
      Prelim. List of Canadian Steam Vessels
      Inland and Coastal, 1809 to 1930

NOTE: If GORDON JERRY is the correct name of the casualty, then she was recovered to be wrecked again at Wards Island, Toronto in October 1905 ?


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $20,000
Remarks: ?
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.16949
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.401388 Longitude: -89.267777
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Gordon (Propeller), C88628 ?, fire, 20 Aug 1905