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Hattie B. Pereue (Propeller), U95743, sunk, 3 Sep 1902


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The propeller HATTIE B. PERUE sank at the entrance to Ludington Harbor yesterday. The boat sprang a leak off Big Point and filled rapidly. Capt. John Kemming ordered the pumps started and headed for Ludington, blowing whistles of distress which soon brought a tug to his assistance. Although the fires on the propeller were out and the water was over her deck the tug managed to get the boat as far as the entrance to the harbor. There she sank in 20 feet of water. The tug took the captain and crew off and carried then to Ludington. It is not thought that the boat can be saved. Her cargo of 275,000 feet of lumber was entirely lost.
      Buffalo Evening News
      September 3, 1902
     
     

      Steam screw HATTIE B. PEREUE. U. S. No. 95743. Of 193 gross tons; 147 tons net. Built South Haven, Mich., 1881. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 122.7 x 29.4 x 9.7 Crew of 13. Of 250 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1902
     
     
NOTE: not in 1906 M.V. U. S. A. List


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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Freight: lumber
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1902
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24312
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 43.95528 Longitude: -86.45258
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Hattie B. Pereue (Propeller), U95743, sunk, 3 Sep 1902