Victoria Day disaster by Kenneth D. McTaggart

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Published by McTaggart in [s.l.] .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Ontario,
  • Thames River.

Subjects:

  • Victoria (Steamship),
  • Steamboat disasters -- Ontario -- Thames River.,
  • Excursion boats -- Ontario -- Thames River.

Edition Notes

Bibliography: p. xii.

Book details

Statementwritten & published by Kenneth D. McTaggart ; edited by Les Bronson ; cover design by Ed Roche.
ContributionsBronson, Les.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsG530.V518 M3
The Physical Object
Paginationxii, 112 p. :
Number of Pages112
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL4177415M
LC Control Number80455083

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