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W. H. Sawyer (Propeller), U81253, aground, 11 Aug 1928


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W.H. SAWYER Built April 9,1890 Bulk Propeller -Wood
U. S. No. 81253 746 gt -581 nt 201.1' x 37' x 13.6'
Stranded August 11, 1928, 1,240 feet off Harbor Beach, Mich., lighthouse, Lake Huron; 1 life lost.
      Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     
Steam screw W.H. SAWYER. U. S. No. 81253. Of 746 tons gross. Built 1890. On September 20, 1928, vessel founderd at Harbor Beach, Mich., with 14 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1929
     


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Reason: aground
Lives: 1
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1928
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23645
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.84168 Longitude: -82.6416
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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W. H. Sawyer (Propeller), U81253, aground, 11 Aug 1928