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Alexander (Steamboat), C61160, fire, 1886

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ALEXANDER. Official Number C61160. Built Sandusky, 1865. of 85 tons gross. Of 104.0 x 23.0 x 5.6. Owned Chatham. --- Burned 1886.
      Herman Runge Notes

Steanwheel steamer ALEXANDER.* Official Canada No. 61160. Built at Sandusky, Ohio in 1865. Of 129 tons gross. 104 x 23 x 6. DISPOSITION. -- Burnt Belle River, Ont., April 10, 1879
      * Formerly U. S., GENERAL SHERMAN sold Canadian 1873.
      Provisional List of Canadian Steamships
      (Inland & Coastal) 1809 to 1930

Screw [?] GENERAL SHERMAN. U. S. No.10630. Of 110 tons. Built at sandusky, Ohio in 1865. First home port, Sandusky. DISPOOSITION:-- Sold foreign in 1873.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of U. S. A.
      Lytle-Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

Paddle wheel steamer ALEXANDER. official Canada No. 61160. Of 85 tons gross; 57 tons Reg. Built Sandusky, N.Y. in 1865. Home port, Montreal, Que. 104.0 x 23.0 X 5.6. Owned by Joseph Roberts, of Chatham, Ont.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31,1886

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  • Wisconsin, United States
    Latitude: 43.0389 Longitude: -87.90647
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Alexander (Steamboat), C61160, fire, 1886