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Vesta (Barge), C100304, fire, 1 Oct 1905


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VESTA BURNED TO WATER'S EDGE. - Detroit, Oct. 19. - While sheltering at St. Michael's Bay, Manitou Island, the barge VESTA, in tow of the steamer JUNO, caught fire and was burned to the water's edge. The burned boat was owned by W.J. Pulling of Windsor, and was valued at $3,500.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 19, 1905
NOTE - The above should read Michael Bay, Manitoulin Island.

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      Schooner VESTA. Official Canadian No. 100304. Of 260 reg. tons. Built at Chaumont, N.Y., in 1873. Home port, Windsor, Ont. 135.3 x 26.0 x 11.3 Owned by Wm. J. Pulling, Windsor, Ont.
      List of Canadian Vessels on the Registry
      Books, December 31, 1902
     
Formerly MADELINE T. DOWNING, then MARY COPLEY, finally VESTA




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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,500
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17000
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.590277 Longitude: -82.109166
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Vesta (Barge), C100304, fire, 1 Oct 1905