Corona (Steamboat), U125091, fire, 17 Nov 1898
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Buffalo, Nov. 18. - The sidewheel excursion steamer CORONA is reported to have burned to the water's edge at Edgewater, opposite Tonawanda, where she was lid up at the close of the excursion business. The fire is supposed to have been of incendiary origin. The CORONA was built in 1870 at Manitowoc and brought here about two years ago and has since been on various excursion routes.
November 19, 1898
The sidewheel excursion steamer CORONA burned on Thursday to the water's edge at Edgewater, opposite Tonawanda where she was laid up for the season. The fire is believed to have been of incendiary origin.
Port Huron Daily Times
Saturday, November 19, 1898
Steam paddle CORONA. U. S. No. 125091. Of 470 tons gross; 373 tons net. Built Manitowox, Wis., 1870. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 172.0 x 45.5 x 11.0
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1898
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- Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
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New York, United States
Latitude: 43.04645 Longitude: -78.90976
- William R. McNeil
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