The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Benton (Propeller), U2145, fire, 2 Aug 1909


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Marine Notes. -- The old steamer BENTON was burned at Detroit last night at a loss of $5,000. The origin of the fire is unknown.
      Buffalo Evening News
      August 3, 1909
     
     
Steam screw BENTON. U. S. No. 2145. Of 304.78 tons gross; 159.42 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1867. Home port, Port Huron, Mich. 152.0 x 28.1 x 9.1
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1891
     
     
Steam screw BENTON. U. S. No. 2145. Of 418 tons. Built Buffalo N.Y., 1867. First home port, Chicago, Ill. DISPOSITION:-- Lost 1909, Burnt at River Rouge, Mich., August 1, 1909.
      Merchant Steam Vessels of the U. S. A.
      Lytle - Holdcamper List, 1790 to 1868
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1909
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Local identifier:
McN.W.22724
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Benton (Propeller), U2145, fire, 2 Aug 1909