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Superior City (Propeller), U116820, sunk by collision, 20 Aug 1920


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SUPERIOR CITY Propeller. Official U. S. No. 116820. Built 1898, of 4795 Gross Tons. On Aug. 20, 1920 vessel was in collision with the propeller WILLIS L. KING off Whitefish Point, Lake Superior and became a total loss together with 29 lives, three persons saved.
      Loss of U. S. Vessels Reported in the
      Year 1921. M. V. of U. S. for 1921


Steam screw SUPERIOR CITY. U. S. No. 116820. Of 4795 gross tons; 3693 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1898. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 429.0 x 50.0 x 24.7
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1899
     


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Reason: sunk by collision
Lives: 29
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1920
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Local identifier:
McN.W.8994
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.76947 Longitude: -84.95258
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Superior City (Propeller), U116820, sunk by collision, 20 Aug 1920