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Pontiac (Propeller), U135209, fire, 10 Jun 1934


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Steam screw PONTIAC. U. S. No. 135209. Of 229 tons gross, Built 1876. On June 10, 1934, vessel burned at Detroit, Mich, with no loss of life.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1934
     

Steam screw PONTIAC.* U.S. No. 135209. Of 229 tons gross; 129 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1876. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 116.0 x 29.3 x 10.8 and a crew of 8. Ferry service. Of 360 indicated horse power.
      Formerly steam screw EXCELSIOR.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1917
     
     
     
      Steam screw EXCELSIOR. U.S. No. 135209. Of 229 tons gross; 129 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1876. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 116.0 x 29.3 x 10.8 and a crew of 8. Ferry service. Of 360 indicated horse power.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906.
     
     
     
      EXCELSIOR * Built April 5, 1876 Ferry, Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 135209 229 gt - 129 nt 116.0 x 29.3 x 10.8
* Renamed (b) PONTIAC - US - 1917
Burned at Detroit, Michigan, June 10, 1934.
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio.
     



     


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Reason: fire
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1934
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23580
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 42.33143 Longitude: -83.04575
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Pontiac (Propeller), U135209, fire, 10 Jun 1934