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Glendevon (Steamboat), fire, 6 Aug 1891


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Winnipeg, Man., Aug. 11. -- Word reached this city that the steamer GLENDEVON, belonging to Gauthier & Co., an American fish company, and plying on Lake Winnipeg, was burned to the water's edge Thursday morning. The cook, Charles Mathews, of Barrie, Mont., was burned to death and others of the crew had a narrow escape. Mathews ran forward to procure his clothes, but was consumed in the attempt. The boat was anchored at the mouth of the Little Saskatchewan, 300 miles from here. The steamer was a side-wheerer and va;ued at $10,000, insured for $3,000.
      Buffalo Enquirer
      Tuesday, August 11, 1891


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Reason: fire
Lives: 1
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1891
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McN.W.20926
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English
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William R. McNeil
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