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Cynthia McGregor (Steamboat), fire, 6 Oct 1838

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Steamboat Burned -- The little Canadian Steamer CYNTHIA, plying between Windsor and Malden was burnt a few days since. She was owned by Duncan McGregor of Chatham. Loss about $3,000
      Cleveland Daily Herald & Gazette
      Wednesday, October 17, 1838

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ANOTHER STEAMBOAT BURNED.- The Canadian steamboat CYNTHIA, Capt. J.M. Hudson was burned last Saturday night about two miles this side of Malden. She was
owned by Duncan McGregor, Esq., of Chatham. Loss about $3,000. The CYNTHIA plied daily between Windsor and Malden. - Detroit Advertiser, 10th.
      Daily Buffalonian
      October 16, 1838

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      Steamboat CYNTHIA, which plied for the season of 1838 between Windsor and
Amherstburgh, was entirely destroyed by fire. She was run ashore, vessel belonged to McGregor, of Chatham. Loss $3,000.
      British Colonist
      Thursday, October 18, 1838

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Steamboat CYNTHIA McGREGOR, built Chatham, Ont. 1833. about 100 tons. Burnt
October 6, 1838
      Provision List of Canadian Merchant
      Steamships, 1809 to 1930, Supp. No. 2

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $3,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.08339 Longitude: -83.04985
William R. McNeil
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Cynthia McGregor (Steamboat), fire, 6 Oct 1838