WAVES SINK BOAT DROWNING SIX JUST OUTSIDE TORONTO.
Toronto, Ont. Nov. 22 -- Early this morning the steam barge RESOLUTION from Erie, Penn., to Toronto, sprang a leak in the heavy seas, just outside the harbor here and sank. The crew under the command of Captain Sullivan, put off in two boats. One containing five people reached the shore safely while the second was swamped, her six occupants being drowned. They were: John Harrison, Deseronto, Chief Engineer: Thomas Toppin, Deseronto, Assistant Engineer; Dave White, Prescott, deck hand: Harry Gregory, Port Colborne. Neilson - Christiana, Norway.
Buffalo Evening News
November 22, 1906
Steam screw RESOLUTE.* Official Canada No. 88241. Of 421 gross tons. Built at Deseronto, Ont., in 1883. 136.6 x 27.8 x 10.3.
* Renamed JOHN ROLPH - Canada - 1908 [ broken up 1930]
Herman Runge List
Propeller JOHN ROLPH.* Official Canada No. 88241. Built Deseronto, Ont. in 1883. Of 421 tons gross; 212 tons reg. Home port, Toronto, Ont. Owned by the George Hall Coal Company of Canada, Montreal, Que. 136.6 x 27.8 x 10.3 and of 32 horse power.
* Formerly RESOLUTE.
List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920