The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Pere Marquette 8 (Propeller), U95952, burnt, 26 Oct 1927

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Steam screw PERE MARQUETTE 8. Official U. S. Number 95952. Of 691 Gross Tons. Built 1888. On Oct. 26, 1927 vessel burned at Lake Manistee, Mich. on Lake Michigan, and was considered a total loss. No lives lost.
      Vessels Reported Lost during the
      Year 1928. M.V. list of U. S. A. 1928

Steam screw PERE MARQUETTE 8.* U. S. No. 95952. Of 691 tons gross; 548 tons net. Built at South Haven, Mich., in 1888. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 170.8 x 35.2 x 11.5 and a crew of 27. Of 550 indicated horse power. Freight service.
* formerly steam screw [a] H.W. WILLIAMS, [b] TENNESSEE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1914

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.23306 Longitude: -86.29981
William R. McNeil
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Pere Marquette 8 (Propeller), U95952, burnt, 26 Oct 1927