The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Rising Sun (Propeller), U91674, aground, 29 Oct 1917


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Steam screw RISING SUN.* U. S. No. 91674. Of 447 tons gross. Built 1884. On October 29, 1917 vessel stranded on Pyramid Point, Lake Michigan, with 18 persons on board; no lives were lost.
      Loss Reported for American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1918


Steam screw RISING SUN.* U. S. No. 91674. Of 447 tons gross; 295 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich., in 1884. Home port, Grand Haven, Mich. 133.3 x 26.0 x 10.8 and a crew of 18. Of 185 indicated horse power. Passenger service.
* formerly steam screw [a] MINNIE M. [b] MINNIE M. (British), [c] MINNIE M.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1914


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1917
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24863
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 44.96777 Longitude: -85.93315
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Rising Sun (Propeller), U91674, aground, 29 Oct 1917