The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pacific (Propeller), C85323, fire, 3 Nov 1898

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Collingwood, Nov. 3. -- The passenger steamer PACIFIC, owned by the Northern Transit line burned at the Grand Trunk wharves here this morning. The freight sheds which were near were also burned. The PACIFIC was valued at $65,000 and insured for $25,000. She ran between Collingwood and Sault Ste. Marie stopping at way ports.
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      November 4, 1898

Steam screw PACIFIC. Official Canada No. 85323. Of 918 tons gross; 624 tons reg. Built Owen Sound, Ont., 1883. Home port, Owen Sound, Ont. 179.0 x 30.6 x 11.0 Owned by Jas. H. Beatty, of Thorold.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on Dec. 31, 1886
Steam screw PACIFIC. C85323. Of 918 tons. Built Owen Sound by John Simpson in 1883. 179.0 x 30.6 x 11.0. Burned at Collingwood in November 1898. She had a compound engine formerly in the steamer EMERALD.
      Herman Runge Notes

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.4834 Longitude: -80.21638
William R. McNeil
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Pacific (Propeller), C85323, fire, 3 Nov 1898