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Bannockburn (Propeller), C102093, leak, sunk, 15 Oct 1897


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BANNOCKBURN SUNK
      St. Catharines, Ont., Oct. 15. - The steamer BANNOCKBURN, Capt. John Irving, grain laden, Chicago for Kingston, struck the wing wall of Lock No. 17, Welland Canal, this morning and sprang a leak. She now rests on the bottom below Lock 11 with nine feet of water in her hold. Navigation will not be interrupted.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, October 15, 1897

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Steam screw BANNOCKBURN. Official Canada No. 102093. Of 1620 tons gross; 1035 tons reg. Built Middlesborough, England, 1893. Home port, Montreal, Que. 245.0 x 40.1 x 18.4 Owned by Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
     


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Newspaper
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Notes:
Reason: leak, sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: grain
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18097
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.042777 Longitude: -79.2125
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bannockburn (Propeller), C102093, leak, sunk, 15 Oct 1897