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Majestic (Propeller), U92116, fire, 19 Sep 1907


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Wooden propeller MAJESTIC. U. S. Number 92116. Burned and sank September 19, 1907, 12 miles west of Long Point, Lake Erie. Crew rescued by stmr. CHARLEMAGNE TOWER, Jr. MAJESTIC was bound from Buffalo to Toledo, no cargo.
      from Vessels Built on the Saginaw

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      PORT OF DETROIT ENROLLMENT
      Pernament No. 29 of 1889

Name . . . . . . . . . . . . . MAJESTIC of Detroit
Type . . . . . . . . . . . . . Propeller
Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . 1609.50 Net Tons
Official Number . . . . 92116
When Built . . . . . . . . 1889
Where Built . . . . . . . West Bay City, Mich.
Builders Name . . . . . ------
Previous Enrollment -- Dated Aug. 9, 1889 at Port Huron No. 21 and now surrendered by
      reason of change of owners and district.

      Date of Present Enrollment ... Detroit, Oct. 4, 1889
      Description of vessel: -
      Length . . . . . . . . . 291 feet
      Breadth . . . . . . . . 40 feet
      Depth . . . . . . . . . 81 feet & 1/10th.
      Height . . . . . . . . . 8 feet & 4/10ths.

      Decks . . . . . . . . . Two
      Masts . . . . . . . . Three
      Stern . . . . . . . . . Round
      Head . . . . . . . . . Plain
      Present Master. . James Lawless ?
Subscribing owners:- John Hurley of Detroit, owner of 1/2. Timothy Hurley of Detroit,
      owner of 1/2
     
Capacity under tonnage deck . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1132.43
Capacity between decks above tonnage deck . . . . . . . 807.97
Capacity of enclosures on the upper deck, viz . . . . . . . 45.42
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Gross Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1985.82
Deductions under Act of Aug. 5, 1882, Sec. 4153 . . . . . 376.32
Net Tonnage . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . 1609.50

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Notes:
Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1907
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
McN.W.19628
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.555833 Longitude: -80.197222
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Majestic (Propeller), U92116, fire, 19 Sep 1907