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Northern Prairie Steamboats: Colvile [Colville]

Built in 1875 for the Northwest Navigation Company and named for Hudson’s Bay Company Governor Eden Colvile, it operated mostly on the Red River and Lake Winnipeg. The ship was captained between 1876 and 1882 by Gilbert Hackland. On 15 July 1894, it was destroyed by fire while moored at Grand Rapids. No lives were lost in the incident.

Sources:

“The Colville burned,” Manitoba Free Press, 19 July 1894, page 1.

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