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Alberta (Propeller), C103648, fire, 10 Oct 1902

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The propeller ALBERTA was burned on Lake Ontario yesterday. The crew had a thrilling escape from the vessel.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 11, 1902

      The crew of the steamer ALBERTA had a thrilling escape from their boat which burned to the water's edge on Lake Ontario between Trenton and Belleville Thursday night. The ALBERTA was moving without cargo to Belleville at the time of the fire the origin of which is not known. The burned vessel was owned by Capt. Smith of Belleville and was valued at $3,000.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, October 11, 1902

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Steam screw ALBERTA. U. S. No. 106355. Of 88.70 tons gross; 77.75 tons net. Built Cape Vincent, N.Y., 1885. Home Port, Cape Vincent. 98.5 x 18.0 x 7.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1894

      ALBERTA. Official Canada No. 103648. Of 122 gross tons. Built Cape Vincent, N.Y., 1886. ex U. S. 1898. Burnt Trenton, Ont. October 8, 1902
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland and Coastal from 1809 to 1930

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.795555 Longitude: -77.905555
William R. McNeil
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Alberta (Propeller), C103648, fire, 10 Oct 1902