The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Dominion (Propeller), C90707, fire, 1 Oct 1900

Full Text

The small Canadian steamer DOMINION was burned to the water's edge while lying at the Sulphur Springs Canal, below Sandwich, Ont. The vessel was without cargo, having arrived down from the Soo two weeks ago with pulp wood. Capt. Edward Horn says he was preparing the boat for winter quarters and does not know how the fire started. The insurance was very light.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 3, 1900
      Work will soon commence on raising the hull of the burnt steamer DOMINION in the Sandwich slip. Jake Harris, of London, bought the hull for $300.
      Detroit Free Press
      November 1, 1900
DOMINION, Canadian Official Number 90707. Built St. Catharines 1868. 137 x 23 x 11, of 601 tons gross. Burnt Sandwich, Ontario, October 2, 1900
      Prelim. List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 - 1930

Media Type:
Item Type:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
Local identifier:
Language of Item:
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.28318 Longitude: -83.05925
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
WWW address
Powered by / Alimenté par VITA Toolkit

My favourites lets you save items you like, tag them and group them into collections for your own personal use. Viewing "My favourites" will open in a new tab. Login here or start a My favourites account.

Dominion (Propeller), C90707, fire, 1 Oct 1900