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Rover (Propeller), fire, 3 Dec 1880


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STEAM-BARGE BURNT. -- On Thursday the steam barge ROVER, laden with 130 tons of hay, shipped by Mr. S. Going, of Wolfe Island, for Cape Vincent, took fire while running down the river, and was beached at Knapp's Point, where she was burned to the water's edge. The fire originated near the boiler and spread quickly. The boat belonged to Mr. R. Davis, of Wolfe Island, and was valued at about $600. Neither boat or cargo was insured.
      Kingston Whig-Standard
      December 4, 1880


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss ?
Date of Original:
1880
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20519
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.231666 Longitude: -76.3975
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rover (Propeller), fire, 3 Dec 1880