North King (Steamboat), C96911, collision, 1 Jul 1891
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Last week the steamer NORTH KING (formerly the NORSEMAN) and MAYNARD had a slight collision on the river. The officers of the MAYNARD claim that the KING's officers took no notice of the MAYNARD's whistles while the NORTH KING officials maintain that no whistles were blown and that the accident was not due to any negligence on their part but solely to the fact that the MAYNARD having approached too close to the larger vessel was sucked into her wake and bumped. The damage done was slight.
July 23, 1891
NORSEMAN. Paddle wheel steamer. Official Canadian No. 96911. Built at Montreal 1868. TRebuilt at Kingston, Ont., in 1891 and renamed NORTH KING. 175 43 x 10 and 873 tons gross. Disposition - Scrapped 1922.
preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
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