Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Princess Louise (Steamboat), carried over dam, 12 Jul 1883
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Steamer PRINCESS LOUISE of 4 years of age, 39 Tons Reg. Home port, Port Stanley. was carried over the dam at London, Ontario during a freshet on July 12, 1883 and became a total loss. Amount of loss $5,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1883
      Department of Marine and Fisheries

PRINCESS LOUISE employed at London as a passenger vessel, listed in the "Statement of Steam Vessels Lost, Broken Up or Laid Up as unfit for Service during 1883"
      Steamboat Inspection Report
      Sessional Papers, Canada (No.7) A. 1884

Item Type
Reason: carried over dam
Lives: nil
Hull damage: $5,000
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.98339 Longitude: -81.23304
William R. McNeil
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Princess Louise (Steamboat), carried over dam, 12 Jul 1883