Pere Marquette (Propeller), U150740, collision, 28 May 1900
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Manitowoc, Wis., May 28. - The scow SILVER LAKE was run down by the car ferry PERE MARQUETTE, 15 miles off this port, at 3 o'clock this morning, Henry Eastman, the steward, was drowned. The captain and two sailors were rescued by the PERE MARQUETTE. The lost vessel was bound up, and ran into a dense fog half an hour before the collision. The PERE MARQUETTE struck her amidships, cutting the scow in two.
May 29, 1900
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Steam screw PERE MARQUETTE. U. S. No. 150740. Of 5580.28 gross tons; 4133.83 tons net. Built West Bay City, Mich., 1896. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 338.0 x 57.7 x 34.9
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1897
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Wisconsin, United States
- William R. McNeil
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