William B. Davock (Propeller), U204121, sunk, 11 Nov 1940
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WILLIAM B. DAVOCK. Built April 26, 1907 Bulk Carrier
U.S. No. 204121. 4468 gt - 3246 nt 420.0 x 52.0 x 23.0
Foundered off Pentwater, Mich., Lake Michigan, during "Armistice Day Storm" of November 11, 1940, with all hands; 32 lives.
Great Lakes Emgineering Works, St. Clair, Mich., Master Shipbuilding list
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Steam screw WILLIAM B. DAVOCK. U. S. No. 204121. Of 4,220 tons gross. Built 1907. On November 11, 1940, vessel foundered on lake Michigan, between Ludington and Pentwater, Mich., with 33 persons on board. No lives were lost.
Loss Reported of American Vessels
Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1942
Steam screw WILLIAM B. DAVOCK. U. S. No. 204121. Of 4,220 tons gross; 2,671 tons net. Built St. Clair, Mich., 1907. Home port, Wilmington, Del. 420.0 x 52.0 x 23.0 Freight service. Crew of 27. Of 1,400 horsepower. Owned by Interlake Steam Ship Co., [Del]
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1939
NOTE:-- The Merchant Vessel List is in error regarding the number of lives lost.-- 32 lives WERE lost.
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