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Silver Spray (Steamboat), fire, 30 Mar 1878


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Owen Sound. -- The press telegram relating to the burning of the SPRAY, under date Owen Sound, March 30, say: Last night the steamer SILVER SPRAY, owned by Mrs. W. H. Smith, lying in the river here was burned to the water's edge. The cause of the fire was unknown. The crew were engaged during the day in fitting out the boat and report no fires on board when they left. Fully covered by insurance.
      Meaford Monitor
      Friday, April 12, 1878
     

      Steamer SILVER SPRAY of 294 tons, 13 years of age and valued at $5,000.
      Tonnage Lost in 1878
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      December 17, 1878


March 30, 1878 - The steamer SILVER SPRAY burned at Owen Sound.
      Incidents of the Season of 1878
      Cleveland Herald
      Thursday, December 26, 1878


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1878
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Local identifier:
McN.W.20617
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Silver Spray (Steamboat), fire, 30 Mar 1878