The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Admiral (Steamboat), C88306, fire, 4 Oct 1904

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Montreal, October 5. -- The steamer ADMIRAL, once of the North American Navigation Company, burned last night. She was built at Brooklyn in 1881 She ran between Montreal and Quebec. She was valued at $35,000. [part only, copy unreadable]
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      October 6, 1904

Steam paddle ADMIRAL. Official Canada No. 88306. Built Wilmington, Del., 1880. Of 682 tons gross; 408 tons reg. Home port, Quebec. 176.0 x 29.0 x 17.6 Owned by the North America Transportation Co., of Quebec.
      List of Canadian Registered Steam Vessels
      on the Registry Books, December 31, 1902

Steam paddle ADMIRAL, C88306. Built Brooklyn, N.Y. 1864, rebuilt Wilmington, Del., 1880. Of 681 tons. 176 x 29 x 18. DISPOSITION:-- Ex U. S. Navy till 1885. Burnt Montreal, October 4, 1904
      Preliminary List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930
Steam Paddle ADMIRAL. U. S. No. 105541. Of 287 tons. Built Brooklyn, N.Y. 1865. First home port, Ogdensburg, N. Y. DISPOSITION:-- Built at U. S. Revenue Cutter SALMON P. CHASE; documentated ADMIRAL Sept. 18, 1875. Sold Foreign 1883.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      the Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868

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  • Quebec, Canada
    Latitude: 45.50884 Longitude: -73.58781
William R. McNeil
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Admiral (Steamboat), C88306, fire, 4 Oct 1904