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

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Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.25012 Longitude: -76.94944
William R. McNeil
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Norfolk (Steamboat), fire, 1 Apr 1877