The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
D. Leuty (Propeller), U157065, aground, 1 Nov 1911

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Marquette, Mich., Nov. 3 --The steamer C. D. LEUTY, which stranded off Lighthouse Point, here Wednesday night, is now a total wreck. The boat, owned by the Saginaw Bay Transportation Company, was bound for Pequaming, Mich., for lumber. The captain and crew of twelve were rescued by life-savers.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Friday, November 3, 1911

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      Marquette, Mich., Nov. 21. -- Accompanied by snow, a violent gale is raging here and ore dock operations have been suspended. The stranded steamer LEUTY has broken in two and the greater portion has been carried into the lake. The machinery is still intact.
      Buffalo Evening News
      Tuesday, November 21, 1911

Steam screw D. LEUTY. U. S. No. 157065. Of 646 tons gross. Built 1882. On October 31, 1911. Vessel stranded at Marquette, Mich, with 13 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1912

Steam screw D. LEUTY. U. S. No. 157065. Of 646 tons gross; 550 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1882. Home port, Cleveland. Ohio. 178.5 x 33.9 x 12.3 Crew of 12. Freight service. Of 559 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1911.

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Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Freight: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 46.5466 Longitude: -87.37625
William R. McNeil
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D. Leuty (Propeller), U157065, aground, 1 Nov 1911