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Panay (Propeller), U150959, 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
     
     
PANAY.* Built June 29, 1902 Bulk Propeller -Steel
U.S. No. 150959 3811 gt -2778 nt 356' x 50' x 24'
* Renamed (b) WILLIAM NELSON - US - 1927
Converted to self -un1oader in 1930
      (c) BEN E. TATE - US -1935
Arrived, under tow, at Bilbao, Spain, July 12, 1969, for scrappingo
      Chicago Steamboat Co., Master Shipbuilding List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.


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Reason: collision
Lives: nil
Remarks: Repaired
Date of Original:
1910
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Local identifier:
McN.W.21196
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.38615 Longitude: -82.91186
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Panay (Propeller), U150959, collision, 22 Sep 1910