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John J. Long (Propeller), C100944, fire, 3 Sep 1901


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September 3, 1901. -- Canadian steamer JOHN J. LONG burned in Georgian Bay.
      Wrecks on the great lakes
      Casualty List for 1901
      Marine Record
      January 11, 1901

      The JOHN J. LONG was a Mail Steamer which burned to the waterline at the dock at Meldrum Bay, she was owned and operated by Capt. H. Cleveland. The ship was insured for $6,000.
      Toronto Globe
      September 4, & 5th. 1901


Steam screw JOHN J. LONG. Official Canada No. 100944. Of 201 tons gross; 137 tons register. Built Collingwood, Ont. 1894. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 97.5 x 20.0 x 9.2 Owned by C. Nobel, of Collingwood, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898


The J.J. LONG after burning was rebuilt and renamed IROQUOIS.
      Goderich Signal
      August 13, 1903


Steam screw IROQUOIS. Official Canada No. 116364. Of 240 tons gross; 153 tons register. Built Wiarton, Ont. 1902. Home port, Goderich, Ont. 104.4 x 20.0 x 8.7 Owned by Goderich Engine & Bicycle Co. of Goderich.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Rebuilt as IROQUOIS ?
Date of Original:
1901
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22866
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.938055 Longitude: -83.091944
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John J. Long (Propeller), C100944, fire, 3 Sep 1901