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.
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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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Hull damage: $20,000
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- William R. McNeil
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