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William Armstrong (Propeller), U80613, sunk, 10 Nov 1904


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The Canadian Pacific car ferry ARMSTRONG sank at Ogdensburg yesterday. She had cleared for Prescott, Ont., with two cars of steel rails. The fasternings broke, allowing the cars to run along the tracks. The cars crashed through the stern and hung over the end of the boat. She filled up with water and sank. The crew escaped.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 11, 1904
     

      WILLIAM ARMSTRONG, Can. Reg. No. 107688. Built Ogdensburg, N. Y. in 1876. A train ferry rebuilt at barge MONS MEG in 1913.
      Prelim. List of Canadian Vessels
      1809 to 1930
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Raised
Date of Original:
1904
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24574
Language of Item:
English
  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 44.69423 Longitude: -75.48634
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William Armstrong (Propeller), U80613, sunk, 10 Nov 1904