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W. S. Ireland (Propeller), C85709, fire, 10 Apr 1892


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A dispatch from Wallaceburg, Ont., says the small steam-barge W.S. IRELAND was badly burnt at the Erie & Huron Railway dock there Sunday evening. She is owned by John Cooper and had just been fitted out for the season's work. She was valued at $6,000, and insured in the Queen Company for $3,500.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      April 13, 1892

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The first total loss of the season by burning of a vessel occurred at Wallaceburg, Ont., Wednesday. The small steambarge W.S. IRELAND, valued at $6,000 was totally ruined. She was owned by Capt. Cooper and had just been fitted out for the season's work.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, April 23, 1892
     

Steam screw, tug W.S. IRELAND. Official Canada No. 85709. Of 105 gross tons. Built Wallaceburg, Ont., 1872 Of 87 x 24 x 7. Rebuilt Barge 1905
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships, 1809 to 1930
     
     
     


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Newspaper
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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1892
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17189
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.59303 Longitude: -82.38853
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. S. Ireland (Propeller), C85709, fire, 10 Apr 1892