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Saxona (Propeller), U200036, collision, 14 May 1917


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SAXONA Propeller, official U. S. Number 200036, of 4,716 Gross Tons, built 1903. On May 14, 1917 the SAXONA collided with the Propeller PENTECOST MITCHELL on the St. Mary's River, Mich., no lives being lost, but vessel a total loss.
      Loss of American Vessels Reported
      During 1918, M.V. list of U. S. 1918


Steam screw SAXONA. U. S. No. 200036. Of 4,716 tons gross; 3,441 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1903. Home port, Guluth, Minn. 416.0 x 50.0 x 28.0 Freight service. Crew of 23. Of 1,250 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
     


Propeller LAKETON.* Canadian Official Number, 137906. Built at Cleveland, O., U.S.A. in 1903. Of 4423 tons gross; 3248 tons reg. Home port, Toronto, Ont. Owned by Matthew Steamship Company, of Toronto, Ont. 416.0 x 50.0 x 24.0 and of 151 horse power.
      * Foreign name SAXONA, a recovered wreck.
      List of Vessels on Registry Books of the Dominion
      of Canada on the 31st. Day of December, 1920


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Notes:
Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Renamed LAKETON [Can.]
Date of Original:
1917
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6721
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 46.059722 Longitude: -83.945833
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Saxona (Propeller), U200036, collision, 14 May 1917