Boston (Propeller), U3140, collision, 22 Sep 1910
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LICENSES OF MASTERS SUSPENDED FOR COLLISION
Detroit, Jan. 4. -- Investigation conducted by Capt. Fred J. Meno and George M. Milne, local United States Inspectors of steam vessels, has been followed by suspension of the licenses of two masters on whom responsibility is placed for the collision of Sept. 22, of the steamers BOSTON and PANAY in Grosse Point Cut.
Capt. John Davis of Buffalo, N. Y., master of the BOSTON of the Western Transit Line, is found guilty of reckless navigation, and Capt. Charles Wilson, Jr., of Erie. Pa., master of the PANAY of the E. D. Carter fleet, is held to have been "hogging the road." The master and the pilot's license of Capt. Davis is suspended 30 days, and that of Capt. Wilson for 60 days. The collision took place at night, neither vessel was seriously damaged and each immediately continued on its way.
Buffalo Evening News
Wednesday, January 4, 1911
BOSTON * Built 1880 Package freight propeller - Iron
U. S. No. 3140 1829 gt - 1669 nt 263.0 x 36.0 x 15.0
* Renamed, (b) LAKEPORT - US - 1913
Shortened 23' in 1919. Scrapped in 1941.
Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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