Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Alexandria (Steamboat), C85768, aground, 12 Aug 1895
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STEAMER ALEXANDRIA ASHORE.
      Brighton, Ont. Aug. 12. - This morning the steamer ALEXANDRIA, bound from Charlotte for this port, went ashore a little southeast of Presque Isle main light, owing to a dense fog. The vessel sustained no damage. Tug CHIEFTAIN, Garden Island, is on her way to her assistance. Between 50 and 60 passengers were transferred to the steamer NELLIE CUTHBERT and brought to this place.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Monday, August 12, 1895


      Paddle wheel steamer ALEXANDRIA. Official Canada No. 85768. Built at Montreal, Que., in 1883. Of 863 tons gross; 507tons Register. 173.7 x 30.6 x 8.4 Home Port, Montreal, Que. Owned by Arthur W. Hepburn, Picton, Ont..
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original
1895
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McN.W.19673
Language of Item
English
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William R. McNeil
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Alexandria (Steamboat), C85768, aground, 12 Aug 1895