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Dominion (Steamboat), fire, 30 Jul 1875


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Chatham, July 31. -- The steamer DOMINION, for many years running between this port and Detroit, was burned to the water's edge last night, about five miles down the river. Value, about $18,000; insured for $10,000. The fire is supposed to have originated in the kitchen, and was so far advanced before discovered that the crew were compelled to jump in to the water to save themselves. Captain J. W. Steinhoff, of Wallaceburg was the owner.
      Toronto Daily Globe
      Monday, August 2, 1875



The old steamer DOMINION was burned to the water's edge last Friday a few miles below Chatham, Ontario.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Tuesday, August 3, 1875

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The steamer DOMINION, with 55 cords of wood on board, was burned to the water's edge at Chatham on Friday night. Loss $15,000. Insurance $10,000
      Amherstburg Echo
      August 6, 1875
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1875
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20269
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.41224 Longitude: -82.18494
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Dominion (Steamboat), fire, 30 Jul 1875