WRIGHT, A.P. Steamer, burnt to the waters edge at Portage Entry, Lake Superior, November 16, 1915. A total loss. Loss of vessel estimated at $25,000, and of cargo of wheat $120,000. Fire started in coal bunkers; engine and boiler salvaged by Whitney Bros.,of Duluth; hulk taken out on Lake Superior and sunk.
The Marine Review, February 1916
WRIGHT, ALFRED P. Steam Screw of 2,207 Gross Tons. Official U. S. No. 106539. Built 1888. On November 16, 1915 vessel burned at Portage Entry, Mich., and became a total loss. Of 22 persons on board, no lives were lost.
Loss of American Vessels Reported during
1916. Merchant Vessel List of U. S. 1916
Steam screw ALFRED P. WRIGHT. U. S. No. 106539. Of 2,207 tons gross; 1,899 tons net. Built Cleveland, Ohio, 1888. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 286.0 x 41.5 x 22.3 Freight service. Crew of 17. Of 800 indicated horsepower.
merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913