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King Ben (Propeller), C100660, aground, 5 Aug 1897


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STEAMER KING BEN ASHORE.
Kingston, Ont., Aug. 5. - The steamer KING BEN, from Oswego loaded with coal for Napanee, is ashore at Waupoos Island. J. Donnely has left with a tug and lighter for the scene of the accident.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Thursday, August 5, 1897 9-4


      Screw steamer KING BEN. Official Canada No. 100660. Of 145 gross tons; 69 tons reg. Built Kingston, Ont., 1895. 108.6 x 21.7 x 6.7 Owned by J.G. Hurley, of Kingston, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry of the
      Dominion of Canada on Dec. 31, 1898
     
     
Steam screw KING BEN. Offician Canada No. 100600. Built Kingston, Ont., 1985. Renamed NAVAJO in 1910, of 145 tons gross. 109 x 22 x 9 Disposition :- Wrecked 1914
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1897
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18137
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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King Ben (Propeller), C100660, aground, 5 Aug 1897