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Alexander Jones (Propeller), fire, 11 Aug 1877

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Steamer ALEX. JONES of 11 tons register. Bound from Williamsburg, Ont., to Babbit's Dock Ont. on August 11, 1877, vessel burnt to a total loss. Home port, Amherstburg, Ont. Vessel was 12 years of age.. Loss valued at $1,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty which occurred in 1877
      Dept. of Marine & Fisheries, Sessional papers, No. 3 A 1879
Screw propeller ALEXANDER JONES. Built at Amherstburg, Ont. 1866. Of 22 gross tons; 11 tons register. 38.0 x 9.5 x 4.5 Owned by W.J. Keays, of Sarnia, Ont.
      List of Vessels On the Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on December 31, 1874. Port of Amherstburg

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
William R. McNeil
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Alexander Jones (Propeller), fire, 11 Aug 1877