The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Northern Advance (Barrie, ON), July 28, 1881


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The loss of the Str. City of Winnipeg is reported from Duluth at the dock at which place she took fire and was burned to the water's edge, a total loss. She belonged to the Georgian Bay Transportation Co's fleet, was valued at $50, 00 and insured for $39, 000 Four of the crew perished.

Messrs Spink Galbraith and Shepard of Alliston were passengers on the ill-fated City of Winnipeg.

Mr. Will Capon was a sufferer by the burning of the steamer City of Winnipeg at Duluth. His effects were on board and were destroyed with the rest of the cargo.


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Newspaper
Item Type:
Clippings
Date of Original:
July 28, 1881
Local identifier:
GLN.19954
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
Bill Hester
Copyright Statement:
Public domain: Copyright has expired according to the applicable Canadian or American laws. No restrictions on use.
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Northern Advance (Barrie, ON), July 28, 1881