The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Mapledawn (Propeller), C141836, aground, 28 Nov 1924

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Steam screw MANOLA.* Official Canada No. 141836 Built Cleveland, O., in 1890. Rebuilt Lauzon, Que., 1920. Home port, Montreal, Que. Of 2,404 tons gross; 1,333 tons register. 249.7 x 40.2 x 21.3 of 191 horsepower. Owned by Canada Steamship Co. Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1920

Bulk freighter MAPLEDAWN Official Canadian No. 141836. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1890 of 2,404 tons gross. 250 x 40 x 21. Rebuilt Lauzon, Que., 1920. Ex, U.S., MANOLA, until 1920. DISPOSITION:-- Wrecked Christian Island, Ont., November 28, 1924
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930. World Ship Society.

Steel bulk freighter MAPLEDAWN, on November 28, 1924 while on a trip from Fort William, Ont., with a cargo of grain. During a heavy snowstorm she grounded on Quai Des Roches, on the west side and N. W. arm of Christian Island, Georgian Bay, 100 yards off shore and became a total loss. The wreck lay in a depth of about 20 feet but with the bow above water {1964] on a mainly sandy bottom. Position. N 44 degrees, 51 minutes, 52 seconds. W 80 degrees, 14 minutes, 50 seconds. The remains of the MAPLEDAWN have been a favorite dive location for many years.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: wheat
Remarks: Total loss
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William R. McNeil
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Mapledawn (Propeller), C141836, aground, 28 Nov 1924