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Frank L. Vance (Propeller), U120697, Burnt, 4 Oct 1910


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VANCE, FRANK L. Propeller (steam screw), official U. S. Number, 120697, of 1952 tons gross. built 1887. Burned 25 miles S. W. of Luddington, Mich., Oct. 4, 1910. 16 persons aboard, no lives lost
      Reported Loss of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List of U. S. 1911



      STEAMER VANCE BURNED.
      Chicago, Oct. 5. - According to a wireless message received here the steamer FRANK L. VANCE of Duluth was burned to the water's edge in mid-lake off Ludington, Mich., yesterday. The steamer MAGGIE MARSHALL rescued the entire crew while the Pere Marquette ferry No. 19 stood by and played the hose on the burning vessel.
      Buffalo Evening News
      October 5, 1910


Steam screw FRANK L. VANCE. U. S. No. 120697. Of 1,731.38 gross tons; 1,444.10 tons net. Built Cleveland, O., 1887. Home port, Milwaukee, Wis. 257.6 x 39.5 x 20.2 Of 700 nominal horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1895
     
     


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Reason: Burnt
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1910
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5791
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Frank L. Vance (Propeller), U120697, Burnt, 4 Oct 1910