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Bismark (Schooner), C72578, sunk, 29 Jun 1896


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Kingston, June 30. -- While going down the Cornwall Canal last evening, bound for Montreal, the steamer BISMARK, loaded with 25,000 bushels of wheat, received at Ogdensburg, struck one of the guards in the lower end of the canal, and sank to the bottom. She is now blocking traffic. The barge is owned by the Kingston Forwarding Company. Both boat and cargo are insured.
      Milwaukee Library Scrap-book
      July 1, 1896


      THE BISMARK SUNK
      Struck A Guard And Went To Bottom Of Cornwell Canal.
Kingston, June 30. -- While going down the Cornwell Canal last evening, bound for Montreal, the steamer BISMARK, loaded with 25,000 bushels of wheat, received at Ogdensburg, struck one of the guards in the lower end of the canal, and sank to the bottom. She is now blocking traffic. The barge is owned by the Kingston Forwarding Co. Both boat and cargo are insured.
      Milwaukee Wisconsin
      July 1, 1896


Schooner BISMARK. Official Canada No. 72578. Of 302 tons Register. Built Port Dalhousie, Ont., 1871. Home port, Kingston, Ont. 131.7 x 26.0 x 11.5 Owned by Kingston & Montreal Forwarding Co., Kingston, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898

NOTE:-- The newspaper articles are in error in calling the BISMARK a steamer.


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1896
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19805
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.01 Longitude: -74.765555
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Bismark (Schooner), C72578, sunk, 29 Jun 1896