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Brockville (Propeller), boiler exploded, 9 May 1908


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TWO KILLED AS BOILER BLEW UP AT TORONTO.
      Steamer BROCKVILLE, of R. & 0. Line,
      Under Spring Repairs, When Bloiler Head Exploded.
      TWO WORKMEN BADLY HURT.
      Toronto, Ont., May 9. - By the bursting of a boiler in the steamer BROCKVILLE of the Richeieu and Ontario Navigation line at her dock here this afternoon, two men were killed outright.
They are: OCTAVE COTE, ADOLPHE SAGAGEAU.
Bruneau Pintal, chief engineer; A. Couin, third engineer, and F. Chadbonneau, second engineer, were badly injured.
Pintal was hurt so badly that he may not recover. All of the men belong to Quebec and were sent here to prepare the steamer to take her route. They were at work at the boiler head when the explosion took place.
      Buffalo Sunday Morning News
      Sunday, May 10, 1908



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Reason: boiler exploded
Lives: 2
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1908
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21103
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Brockville (Propeller), boiler exploded, 9 May 1908