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Sidney E. Smith Jr. (Propeller), U202875, 1972


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Steam screw J.L. REISS.* U. S. No. 202875. Of 5,712 tons gross; 4,407 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1906. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 480.0 x 52.2 x 30.0 Freight service. Crew of 29. Of 1,650 indicated horse power.
      * Former steam screw W.K. BIXBY.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1923 [steam vessels]
     


      Steam screw W.K. BIXBY. U. S. No. 202875. Of 5,712 tons gross; 4,407 tons net. Built at Wyandotte, Mich., in 1906. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 480.0 x 52.2 x 30.0 Freight service. Crew of 23. Of 1,650 indicated horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911. [steam vessels]



      W.K. BIXBY * Built Nov. 15, 1905 Bulk Propeller - Steel
      U. S. No. 202875 5712 gt - 4407 nt 480' x 52.2' x 30'
      * Renamed, (b) J.L. REISS - US - 1920
      Converted to self-unloader, 1933.
      (c) SIDNEY E. SMITH, JR. - US - 1972
      Sunk in collision with Canadian steamer PARKER EVANS June 5, 1972, Just below Blue Water Bridge, St. Clair River, no lives lost.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Newspaper
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Clippings
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ex W.K. BIXBY, J.L. REISS
Date of Original:
1972
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Local identifier:
McN.R.1675
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Sidney E. Smith Jr. (Propeller), U202875, 1972