The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Lake Ontario (Propeller), fire, 1888

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The hull of the old Canadian propeller ONTARIO was brought here today. She burned and sunk near Charlotte, Lake Ontario. The wreck was bought by Thomas M. Ryan of Buffalo who rebuilt it at Charlotte. It has engines- shaft and wheel and will get one of the HIAWATHA's boilers.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 14, 1889
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      The steamer C.C. RYAN is finished. She was rebuilt by Thomas Ryan of Buffalo out of the Canadian steamer LAKE ONTARIO which burned and sunk off Charlotte in 1888. She will tow the barge JOURNEYMAN and another in the lumber trade.
      Daily British Whig, Kingston
      May 8, 1890

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Reason: fire
Remarks: Rebuilt as C.C. RYAN
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.25506 Longitude: -77.61695
William R. McNeil
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Lake Ontario (Propeller), fire, 1888