The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Bannockburn (Propeller), C102093, sunk, 27 Apr 1897

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Kingston, Ont., April 27. -- The english built steamer BANNOCKBURN, bound to this port from Toledo with 60,000 bushels of corn, ran on the rocks near Snake Island Light this morning, while goind at full speed. The steamer was badly wrecked. It was floated after 30,000 bushels of the cargo had been lighted. Nearly all of it is damaged.
      Milwaukee Evening Wisconsin
      Tuesday, April 28, 1897
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KINGSTON, May 1. -- It is estimated that the steamer BANNOCKBURN, which ran aground last Tuesday, was damaged to the extent of $10,000. Her forefoot and her frame are badly stove in.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Saturday, May 1, 1897
Steam screw BANNOCKBURN. Official Canada No. 102093. Of 1620 tons gross; 1035 tons reg. Built Middlesborough, England, 1893. Home port, Montreal, Que. 245.0 x 40.1 x 18.4 Owned by Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.190833 Longitude: -76.543055
William R. McNeil
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Bannockburn (Propeller), C102093, sunk, 27 Apr 1897