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Faustin (Propeller), U136048, sunk, 4 Sep 1912

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FAUSTIN steam Propeller, U. S. Number 136048, built 1882, of 256 Gross Tons. On Sept. 4, 1912, vessel foundered in the Detroit River and became a total loss. of the 8 persons on board no lives were lost.
      Loss of American Vessels Reported
      during 1913. M. V. List of U. S. 1913

FAUSTIN steam Propeller, U. S. Number 136048, built Port Dover, Ontario 1882 as Canadian Propeller F.M. FOSTER, sold American and name changed to EDWARD H. JENKS, and later to FAUSTIN, of 256 Gross Tons, 166 Tons Net. Dimensions 123' x 24' x 10' Home Port, Port Huron, Mich., classed as a lake freighter with a crew of 9.
      Merchant Vessel List of the United States, 1902

      Steam Screw FAUSTIN.* U.S. No. 136048. Of 256 tons gross; 166 tons net. Built 1882 at Port Dover, Ont. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 123.0 x 24.0 x 10.0
* formerly steam screw [a] British E.M. FOSTER, [b] American EDWARD H. JENKS.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1911

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.081944 Longitude: -83.125555
William R. McNeil
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Faustin (Propeller), U136048, sunk, 4 Sep 1912