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Detroit Free Press April 26, 1890 #
TUG McARTHUR BURNED. Kingston, Ont. April 25. — The tug McARTHUR owned by the Collins Bay Rafting Co., burned to the water’s edge this morning with $25,000 worth of machinery, which she had just brought from the wreck of the steamer ARMSTRONG. W. Leslie is the principle owner. He lost $5,000 on his contract to raise the sunken ARMSTRONG. The boat is insured but the machinery not. The McARTHUR was worth between $15,000 and $18,000.
List of Canadian Merchant Steamships Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930 #
McARTHUR, Tug, built Portsmouth, Ont., 1877 of 169 tons gross. 103′ x 24’6″ x 8’1″ Official Canadian Number 72586. Burnt Collins Bay, Ontario May 12, 1890
Daily British Whig, Kingston November 11, 1890 #
The wreck of the tug McARTHUR, burnt last winter, is at Davis Dry-dock, where the shaft, wheels and other machinery will be taken out. he hull will probably be transferred into a barge.
Daily British Whig, Kingston November 14, 1890 #
The machinery of the late tug