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David Scoville (Ferry), fire, 3 Mar 1880


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The alarm sounded between 11 and 12 o'clock Wednesday night for the fire aboard the ferry SCOVILLE lying on the Canada side just below the Grand Trunk Depot. The fire was incendiary in its origin and the boat burned to the water's edge. She will be a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, March 4, 1880

NOTE: - the tug DAVID SCOVILLE of 25 tons is reported as burning at the Grand Trunk Railway wharf, Sarnia, in October 1879, this from the Canada Dept. of Transport Casualty List.


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1880
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20340
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.983611 Longitude: -82.411944
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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David Scoville (Ferry), fire, 3 Mar 1880