The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Ocean (Propeller), C88633, fire, 17 Nov 1904

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Port Daalhousie, Nov. 29. - The hull of the burned steamer OCEAN is still on the dock awaiting the decision of the insurance company and owners. Muir Bros. are holding the property for dockage at present.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 29, 1904

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Port Dalhousie, Dec. 14. - Junk dealers from Toronto were here to look over the burned hull of the steamer OCEAN for scrap iron.
      Buffalo Evening News
      December 14, 1904

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The hull of the burned steamer OCEAN is being converted into a barge for Battle & Co.'s cement works at Thorold.
      Buffalo Evening News
      May 12, 1905

Steam screw OCEAN, Official Canada No. 88633. Of 684 tons gross; 451 tons net. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1872. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 137.0 x 23.3 x 11.7 Owned by S. Neelon, of St. Catharines, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
NOTE:- renamed barge HELENA.

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt as barge
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.20011 Longitude: -79.26629
William R. McNeil
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Ocean (Propeller), C88633, fire, 17 Nov 1904