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Daisy (Propeller), fire, 1 Dec 1895

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"DAISY," of Port Hope, while bound from Peterborough to Healey's Falls burnt by explosion of coal oil, lamp and sank 6 miles below Hastings on the River Trent, in December of 1895. vessel was of 7 tons reg.
      Dept of Ilarine & Fisheries
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1895

DAISY a passenger steamer operating on the Rice Lake area is mentioned in a list of vessels, Lost, Laid-up, or Broken-up as unfit for service, in 1895
      Sessional Papers for 1897
      Narine & Fisheries
      Steamboat Inspection Report

DAISY a steam yacht, built for Captain C. Oalcutt,(or by him) in 1889, and was licensed to carry 60 persons, it is thought that some parts of the side-wheel steamer WHISTLEWING, scrapped in 1889 were built into the DAISY, 7.2 tons, she burnt in 1895
      from Steamboat Era on the Trent-Otonabee Waterway. 1850-1950
      Ontario Historical Society 1964 June Vol. LVI no. 2 pp. 88

The DAISY, on Saturdays left Harwood at 6 a. m., Gores Landing at 6:30 a. m. and taking the long way around the lake, arrived at Peterborough about noon, leaving downriver about 4 p.m.
On August 7th. 1895, the DAISY, under charter to Rathbun Lumber Co. burned and sank just below Hastings on the Trent River, with a loss of 2,OOO Dollars. ( photo of vessel on pp.74)
      from Steamboat Era on the Trent-0tonabee Waterway . 1850-19 50
      Ontario Historical Society 1964 June. Vol. LVI no. 2 pp. 91

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.30013 Longitude: -77.94951
William R. McNeil
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Daisy (Propeller), fire, 1 Dec 1895