Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Norfolk (Steamboat), fire, 1 Apr 1877
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The steamer NORFOLK, which was destroyed by fire at Napanee on Thursday morning last, was owned by Captain Collins of Newburg. The barge DAVID ANDREWS was also slightly damaged. The fire was the work of an incendiary.
      The J. W. Hall Great lakes Marine Scrapbook, April 1877
     
     
     
Steamer NORFOLK, of 43 tons reg. Home port, Port Rowan, and 9 years of age. Burnt while laying in winter quarters at Napanee, Ont., and became a total loss March 1877. Amount of loss $7,000.
      Statement of Wreck & Casualty for 1877
      Department of Marine and Fisheries


Item Type
Clippings
Notes
Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original
1877
Subject(s)
Local identifier
McN.W.24048
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.25012 Longitude: -76.94944
Donor
William R. McNeil
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Norfolk (Steamboat), fire, 1 Apr 1877