S.S. St. Francis

Posted: November 24, 2013 in Boats
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boat0055In 1876 the St. Francis, along with its sister steamer Bohemian, began running between Cornwall and Montreal. Commanded by Captain Duncan Rankin, this deep bottomed steamer was wrecked in the Lachine Rapids under another Captain while Rankin was ill.

The St. Francis was remembered by the Huntingdon Branch of the Navy League, which named their Cadet Corps after the vessel.


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