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Lakeside (Propeller), aground, 29 Jul 1916


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TUG LAKESIDE SMASHED ON ROCKS IN NIPIGON BAY.
      Ft. William, Ont., July 31. - The tug LAKESIDE ran hard on the rocks in Nipigon Bay on Saturday night, and is a complete wreck. The crew numbering six were rescued by the tug ALBERTA and taken to Rossport Harbor after a perilous swim and climbing of the rocks in the bay. The bottom of the LAKESIDE was completely caved in. The accident occurred during a storm.
      Buffalo Daily Courier
      August 1, 1916



Steam screw LAKESIDE. Official Canada No. 90778. Of 348 tons gross; 220 tons reg. Built Windsor, Ont., 1888. Home port, Windsor, Ont. 121.0 x 26.0 x 9.3 Owned by the Lakeside Navigation Co., Walkerville, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
     
     
LAKESIDE; Canadian official number 90778. Built Windsor, Ont. 1888, and rebuilt at Toronto 1920 as JOSEPH L. RUSSELL. Vessel sunk off Cobourg, Lake Ontario, November 15, 1929.
      Prelm. List of Canadian Merchant Steamers
      [Inland and Coastal] 1809 to 1930.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1916
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Local identifier:
McN.W.18251
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 48.888333 Longitude: -87.883333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Lakeside (Propeller), aground, 29 Jul 1916