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Hiram R. Dixon (Propeller), C107600, fire, 19 Aug 1903

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The passenger steamer HIRAM R. DIXON, owned by the Booth & Co. running between the Soo and Michipicoten, on Wednesday night burned to the water's edge at Michipicoten Island. The crew barely escaped with their lives. She had on board a miscellaneous cargo. The steamer is a total loss.
      Port Huron Daily Times
      Thursday, August 20, 1903
Steam screw HIRAM R. DIXON.* Official U. S. No. 95761. Of 597 gross tons. Built Mystic, Conn., 1882. Rebuilt at Goderich, Ont., in 1904.
      144.8 x 26.6 x 10.5.
      * Renamed HIRAM R. DIXON - Canada - 1901 [ C 107600]
      CARIBOU - Canada - 1904 [ C 116249]
      Information courtesy Lachlan MacRae

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Hiram R. Dixon (Propeller), C107600, fire, 19 Aug 1903