Beatrice (Ferry), C71118, fire, 23 Aug 1883
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The popular little ferry BEATRICE which plied between Fort Gratiot and Point Edward was discovered to be on fire about 2 a.m. this morning. Capt. McGregor was awakened and escaped and the boat was set adrift. The tug ONTARIO succeeded in pulling the blazing wreck ashore below P.B. Sanborn's elevator. She is a total wreck.
Port Huron Daily Times
Thursday, August 23, 1883
A dispatch states that the small Canadian freight and passenger steamer BEATRICE was burned at or near Sarnia yesterday morning. She was valued at about $5,000. No loss of life was mentioned.
J.W. Hall Great Lakes Marine Scrapbook, August, 1883
Steam screw BEATRICE. Official Canada No. 71118. Of 30 gross tons; 20 tons reg. Built Collingwood, Ont, 1877. Home port, Collingwood, Ont. 63.0 x 12.3 x 5.6. Owned by Wm. J. Keays, of Sarnia, Ont.
List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1886
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- Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss ?
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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