Owen (Propeller), C90521, aground, 12 Oct 1902
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The steamer OWEN stranded on Snake Island, nine miles from Kingston, Ont., Saturday night.
OWEN Can. reg. no. 78041 [?] of 68 tons reg. stranded on Gull Shoal, 5 miles east of Long Point, L. Ontario, Oct, 12, 1902. Registered at the port of Chatham.
Dept. of Transport
Casualty List for 1902
Steam-barge OWEN went ashore at Gull Pond. Point Petre, with a full cargo of wheat, which had been put aboard from the McDonald & Hyatt wharf at West Point.
The breaking of a steam pipe, caused the ship to go ashore. The crew were saved but the ship was a total loss.
Canvas & Steam on Quinte Waters
by Willis Metcalfe
Steam screw OWEN. Official Canada No. 90521. Of 103 tons gross; 68 tons reg. Built Chatham, Ont., 1884. Home port, Chatham, Ont. 90.0 x 23.6 x 8.8 Owned by Wm. Simmons, Kingston, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1902
NOTE:-- The Canadian Number 78041 mentioned in the D. O. T. List is NOT the correct number, 90521 is correct.
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- William R. McNeil
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