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Mary Ann (Schooner), fire, 2 Aug 1885


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The MAZEPPA, ONTARIO THERESA and ANNIE CRAIG, all Island ferry's were moored in the Church Street slip when they were burned, two others the J.L. McEDWARDS and the ARLINGTON got up steam and tried to move the others, but a schooner, the WILLIAM ELGIN was moored in such a way as to make it impossible, they were all finished. The ARLINGTON was so hot that her Captain had to go below to escape the heat, and he let the vessel steam her own way out of the slip. The ARLINGTON and the McEDWARDS were only scorched. The MINDEN, VERONICA and SPRITE were blocked in their slip by the stone-hooker MAPLE LEAF, all four were totally burnt. The schooner MADALINE and MARY ANN were badly burnt, but were repaired
      Toronto Globe
      August 5, 1885

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      The MARY ANN was burnt on the starboard side, her masts and all her rigging were destroyed.
      Toronto Globe
      August 6, 1885

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      Schooner MARY ANN, of Toronto, built 1857 and of 47 tons. On August 2, 1885 vessel was burned at Toronto. Property loss valued at $1,000. No insurance and no cargo.
      List of Partial Lake Losses, 1885
      Cleveland Leader
      December 7, 1885

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $1,000
Freight: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1885
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Local identifier:
McN.W.17588
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary Ann (Schooner), fire, 2 Aug 1885