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Advance (Propeller), C88623, fire, 25 Oct 1903


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At midnight the steamer ADVANCE of Toronto caught fire under her boiler and burned to the water's edge at the new Ontario dock in the Canadian Soo. The steamer was loaded with general merchandise.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Monday, October 26, 1903


      The propeller ADVANCE, on a trip from Montreal to Fort William with merchandise was towed to Sault Ste. Marie Sunday night a mass of flames. The Revenue cutter MORRELL and a number of tugs put out the fire, but the boat will be a total loss. She was insured.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, October 27, 1903


The Montreal Transportation Company has bought the hull and machinery of the steamer ADVANCE, which was burned in the Soo River last year. What remains of the boat is being taken to Kingston to be rebuilt.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Wednesday, May 18, 1904
     

The Hull of the steamer Advance has been towed from Collingwood to Montreal by the new steam tug Emmerson. The Advance will be rebuilt at Montreal.
      Owen Sound Times
      May 27, 1904



     
Steam screw SIR S.L. TILLEY. Official Canada No. 88623. Of 1,178 tons gross; 769 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1884. Home port, St. Catharines, Ont. 168.0 x 35.3 x 14.9 Owned by McKay Bros., of Hamilton, Ont.
      List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1898
     
     
     
Steam screw ADVANCE. Official Canada No. 88623. Of 1,031 tons gross; 358 tons Reg. Built St. Catharines, Ont., 1884. Home port, Montreal, Que. 175.0 x 35.3 x 15.0 Owned by Montreal Transportation Co., Lth., Montreal, Que. List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1905


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Freight: merchandise
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1903
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McN.W.23145
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Advance (Propeller), C88623, fire, 25 Oct 1903