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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
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio
     
     
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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Reason: sunk
Lives: 32
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1940
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23858
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.78167 Longitude: -86.43314
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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William B. Davock (Propeller), U204121, sunk, 11 Nov 1940