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Mary (Propeller), U90910, sunk, 27 Nov 1910


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MARY Steam screw, of 25 gross tons, built 1870. Official U. S. Number 90910, with 4 persons on board foundered 18 miles southeast of Chicago, Lake Michigan, Nov. 27, 1910, vessel a total loss, however no lives were lost.
      Loss of U. S. Vessels on the Great
      Lakes, Merchant Vessel List, 1911



      TUG MARY SUDDENLY SINKS IN LAKE.
      Crew Take To Open Boat And Struggle Six Hours Against Storm.
      Chicago, Nov. 28. - Capt. Edward Johnson and the three members of the crew of the tug MARY, narrowly escaped drowning when the craft suddenly sank in Lake Michigan, 15 miles from Chicago, yesterday during a heavy wind and rain storm.
      After discovering that the tug was leaking, the captain and crew took to the life boat. For six hours they struggled against the storm, finally landing in Chicago last night in an exhausted condition.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 28, 1910



Steam screw MARY. U. S. No. 90910. Of 25 grtoss tons; 17 tons net. Built Milwaukee, Wis., 1876. Home port Grand Haven, Mich. 71.0 x 13.0 x 5.6
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1909
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1910
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Local identifier:
McN.W.5797
Language of Item:
English
  • Illinois, United States
    Latitude: 41.85003 Longitude: -87.65005
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Mary (Propeller), U90910, sunk, 27 Nov 1910