The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Indian (Propeller), C33495, aground, &c., 14 Sep 1880

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The steam barge INDIAN was injured by fire when she ran on the bar at Trenton. While the lumber was being removed she caught fire and holes had to be cut through her deck and sides before the flame could be extinguished.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      September 17, 1880
Steam screw ALPS. Built Buffalo in 1853, renamed INDIAN in 1860. Canadian Official No. 33495. Of 452 gross tons. 141 x 26 x 11. Classed as a steam barge. Rebuilt in 1882 as 137 x 25 x 11 and 320 gross tons. Formerly U.S. CITY OF HAMILTON until 1858 when she took Canadian registry. DISPOSITION. -- Burnt at Kingston, Oct. 26, 1885
      Provisional List of Canadian Merchant Vessels
      [Inland & Coastal] 1808 to 1930

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Reason: aground, &c.
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.09917 Longitude: -77.57755
William R. McNeil
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Indian (Propeller), C33495, aground, &c., 14 Sep 1880