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Northern Prairie Steamboats: Bonnitoba

Built in early 1909 by J. L. Hyland of the Hyland Navigation & Trading Company, and launched on 7 July 1909, the Bonnitoba took excursionists up and down the Red River, delivering them to the privately-owned Hyland Park north of Winnipeg. The ship had a short life, being destroyed by ice near Winnipeg in 1913.

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The steamboat Bonnitoba (no date)
Source:
Rob McInnes, WP1126

See also:

TimeLinks: The Winnitoba and the Bonnitoba

TimeLinks: Postcard of the Bonnitoba Dance Floor, circa 1910

Sources:

Page revised: 24 October 2012

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