The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.12783 Longitude: -76.333
William R. McNeil
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Alberta (Steamboat), C88247, aground, 7 Jul 1901