Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Picton (Steamboat), fire, 21 Sep 1907
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Steam paddle PICTON. Official Canadian No. [none] Of 946 tons gross; 502 Tons Register. Built 1870 at Montreal, Que. Home port, Montreal, Que. Owned by the Montreal Trust & Deposit Co. of Montreal, Que. 179.2 x 27.0 x 11.2
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada, December 31, 1905

PICTON. Official Canadian No. [none]. Home port, Montreal, Que. formerly CORSICAN.
      List of Canadian Vessels Whose Names Have
      Changed during Year ending Dec. 31, 1905


Steam paddle CORSICAN. Built Montreal, Que., in 1870. Renamed PICTON in 1905. Of 1,203 tons gross. 175 x 27 x 9. Burnt at Toronto, Ont., Sept. 21, 1907.
      Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland and Coastal, 1809 to 1930

      Barge PICTON.* Official U. S. No. 167791. Of 398 tons gross; 389 tons net. Built at Montreal, Que., in 1870. Home port, New York, N.Y.
      * Formerly British steam screw CORSICAN.
      Merchant Vessels List, U.S., 1921.

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Reason: fire
Remarks: Rebuilt as barge
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.634444 Longitude: -79.370833
William R. McNeil
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Picton (Steamboat), fire, 21 Sep 1907