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Alberta (Steamboat), C88247, aground, 7 Jul 1901


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July 7, 1901, -- Small steamer ALBERTA, coal laden, wrecked on Lake Ontario, near Cape Vincent.
      Wrecks on the Great lakes
      Casualty List for 901
      Marine Record
      January 11, 1902


Canadian steamer ALBERTA of 68 tons., went ashore in Lake Huron on July 7, 1901. Loss $2,500.
      Casualty List for 1901
      Detroit Free Press
      December 15, 1901

     
Paddle wheel steamer ALBERTA. Official Canada No. 88247. Of 68 tons gross; 62 tons register. Built Deseronto, Ont., 1888. Home port, Deseronto, Ont. 65.0 x 30.0 x 4.0 Owned by The Rathbun Co, of Deseronto Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898

NOTE:- the Detroit Free Press casualty list is obviously in error.


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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: coal
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1901
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22861
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.12783 Longitude: -76.333
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Alberta (Steamboat), C88247, aground, 7 Jul 1901