The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
City of Parry Sound (Propeller), C94762, fire, 8 Oct 1900


Description
Full Text

Collingwood, Ont. Oct. 9. -- Passenger steamer CITY OF PARRY SOUND burned at her wharf here. The steamer had arrived from Sault Ste. Marie last night and most of her cargo had been removed. The fire started in the boiler room and was soon beyong control. When it was seen that the vessel could not be saved the burning hulk was towed out into the bay. The steamer was valued at $30,000 and insured for $15,000.
      Detroit Free Press
      October 10, 1900
     
The passenger steamer CITY OF PARRY SOUND burned at her dock at Collingwood yesterday. She had arrived from Sault Ste. Marie Monday and the greater part of her cargo had been removed. The fire started in the boiler room. The steamer was valued at $30,000, insured for $15,000, and owned by the North Shore Navigation Company of Collingwood. She measured 130 x 25 and was built in 1889.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      Wed., October 10, 1900

     
      The passenger steamer CITY OF PARRY SOUND was totally destroyed by fire while at her dock in Collingwood on Tuesday
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Wednesday, October 10, 1900
     
     
      FAVORITE; CITY OF PARRY SOUND, built Meaford 1889 rebuilt as CITY OF PARRY SOUND in 1893. Canadian Official Number, 94762. of 130 x 25 x 10, of 491 tons gross. Burnt at Collingwood October 9, 1900
      Prelim. List of Canadian Merchant Vessels
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
     
     


Media Type:
Text
Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1900
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.23083
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.4834 Longitude: -80.21638
Donor:
William R. McNeil
Copyright Statement:
Copyright status unknown. Responsibility for determining the copyright status and any use rests exclusively with the user.
Contact
Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Email
WWW address
Comment on this item
Groups of Related Records
Shipwreck news
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.










City of Parry Sound (Propeller), C94762, fire, 8 Oct 1900