Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Norseman (Steamboat), C96911, aground, 29 Nov 1881
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The propeller (sic) NORSEMAN, while on her way up the lake, ran ashore near Oshawa, Ont., Tuesday. There are seven feet of water in her hold. The crew was saved.
      Cleveland Herald
      Friday, December 2, 1881

NORSEMAN. Paddle wheel steamer. Official Canadian No. 96911. Built at Montreal 1868. TRebuilt at Kingston, Ont., in 1891 and renamed NORTH KING. 175 43 x 10 and 873 tons gross. Disposition - Scrapped 1922.
      preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships
      Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Got off
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.8675 Longitude: -78.825555
William R. McNeil
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Norseman (Steamboat), C96911, aground, 29 Nov 1881