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Turret Bay (Propeller), C104245, aground, 20 May 1904


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The stranding of the Turret Bay at St. Paul’s Island was a serious loss to the Canadian lake and navigation Company whose vessels are such familiar figures in Owen Sound’s marine.
      Owen Sound Times
      May 27, 1904

Bulk steam screw freighter TURRET BAY. Official No. 104245. Of 2,211 tons gross. Built Sutherland, U. K., 1894. 297 x 40 x 22. DISPOSITION:- Wrecked St. Paul Island, St. Lawrence River, May 20, 1904
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships, 1809 to 1930
     
     
TURRET BAY was lost in the Sydney-Montreal service when she stranded near St. Paul's Island in the Gulf of St. Lawrence on May 20, 1904 and foundered with the loss of thirteen lives. She was slightly larger than canal size, being 297 feet in length.
      The "Scanner" April, 1971
      Toronto Marine Historical Society


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1904
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McN.W.24753
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Turret Bay (Propeller), C104245, aground, 20 May 1904