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Melvin S. Bacon (Schooner), C140964, abandoned, 1930

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According to reports the schooner barge MELVIN S. BACON , built Vermilion. Ohio, 1n 1874, later sold Canadian about 1819 and was eventually abandoned at the Canada Coal Dock below Detroit about 1930 ?
      Herman Runge Notes

Schooner MELVIN S. BACON. U. S. No. 90657. Of 614 tons gross; 584 tons net. Built Vermilion, Ohio, 1874. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 182.0 x 33.5 x 13.6 Crew of 6.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1915
Schooner MELVIN S. BACON. Official Canada No. 140964. Of 714 tons Reg. Built Vermillion, Ohio, 1874. Home port, Montreal, Que. 185.7 x 33.4 x 14.1 Owned by Montreal Transportation Co., Montreal, Que.
      List of Vessels on the Registry Books of the
      Dominion of Canada on December 31, 1920

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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 42.28318 Longitude: -83.05925
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Melvin S. Bacon (Schooner), C140964, abandoned, 1930