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Corona (Steamboat), U125091, fire, 17 Nov 1898


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Buffalo, Nov. 18. - The sidewheel excursion steamer CORONA is reported to have burned to the water's edge at Edgewater, opposite Tonawanda, where she was lid up at the close of the excursion business. The fire is supposed to have been of incendiary origin. The CORONA was built in 1870 at Manitowoc and brought here about two years ago and has since been on various excursion routes.
      Chicago Inter-Ocean
      November 19, 1898


The sidewheel excursion steamer CORONA burned on Thursday to the water's edge at Edgewater, opposite Tonawanda where she was laid up for the season. The fire is believed to have been of incendiary origin.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Saturday, November 19, 1898
     
     
Steam paddle CORONA. U. S. No. 125091. Of 470 tons gross; 373 tons net. Built Manitowox, Wis., 1870. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 172.0 x 45.5 x 11.0
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898
     


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1898
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19652
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.04645 Longitude: -78.90976
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Corona (Steamboat), U125091, fire, 17 Nov 1898