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Pere Marquette 3 (Propeller), U120677, crushed by ice, 7 Mar 1920

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PERE MARQUETTE 3 Propeller. Official U. S. No. 120677. Built 1887 of 924 Gross Tons. On March 7, 1920 vessel with 33 persons on board was crushed by ice off Ludington, Lake Michigan and became a total loss. no lives were lost.
      Loss of U. S. Vessels Reported in the
      Year 1921. M.V. of U. S. for 1921

      F. AND P.M. No. 3 * Built May 6, 1887 Passenger/Freight Propeller - Wood
      U. S. No. 120677 924 gt - 678 nt 190' x 32.8' x 12.4'
Hull built by John Craig at Gibraltar, Michigan.
* Renamed (b) PERE MARQUETTE No. 3 - US - 1901
Squeezed by ice and sank, March 7, 1920, outside Ludington, Mich., Lake Michigan; raised in July, 1920 and dismantled at Manitowoc, Wis.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.

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Reason: crushed by ice
Lives: nil
Remarks: Scrapped
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
William R. McNeil
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Pere Marquette 3 (Propeller), U120677, crushed by ice, 7 Mar 1920