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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Illinois, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes