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Norfolk (Steamboat), fire, 31 May 1877


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The hull of the steamer NORFOLK has been stowed away in a cove behing Lukey's Point, at Belleville. That is likely the last that will be heard from her.
      Detroit Tribune
      Thursday, May 31, 1877
     
     
Steamer NORFOLK. Of about 70 tons gross. Built at Long Point, Ont., 1868. 80 x 15 x 7. Burnt Napanee, Ont., April 5, 1877.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930

     
Steamer NORFOLK. Of Port Rowan, Ont. Of 43 tons register and 9 years of age. When laying in winter quartes at Napanee, Ont., during March 1877, cauht fire from unknown causes. A total loss to the amount of $7,000.
      Statement of Wrecks & Casualties during 1877
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries. Sessional 1878
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1877
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McN.W.25125
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.16682 Longitude: -77.38277
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Norfolk (Steamboat), fire, 31 May 1877