Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Prince Arthur (Steamboat), fire, 17 Jun 1877
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The steamer PRINCE ARTHUR of 169 tons register and 7 years of age, on June 17, 1877, bound from Sand Point to Portage du Fort, Que. burnt at the wharf at Portage du Fort. Classed as a total loss. The amount of loss was valued at $30,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty, 1877
      Deptartment of Marine & Fisheries
Paddle wheel steamer PRINCE ARTHUR, of 239 tons gross; 169 tons register. Built 1870 at Sand Point, Ont., 160.0 x 24.7 x 7.8 Owned by the Union Forwarding Company of Ottawa, Ont.
      List of vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1874

Item Type
Reason: fire
Hull damage: $30,000
Remarks: Total loss ?
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 45.566388 Longitude: -74.386388
William R. McNeil
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Prince Arthur (Steamboat), fire, 17 Jun 1877