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Moon Moth (Yacht), U92574, fire, 26 Oct 1924

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Gas Yacht MOON MOTH. U. S. No. 92574. Of 29 tons gross. Built 1894. On October 26, 1925, vessel burned at Wilson Harbor, N.Y., with 2 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported Of American Vessels
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1926

Steam yacht MOON MOTH.* U. S. No. 92574. Of 29 tons gross; 19 tons net. Built at Nyack, N.Y., in 1894. Home port, Buffalo, N.Y. 69.1 x 11.7 x 6.4 Crew of 3. Of 80 indicated horse power. Owned by John W. Lowe.
* Formerly Steam yacht [a] MARGARET, [b] ANABLE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1925 [ motor yachts]
NOTE: Spelling of ANABLE in the 1925 Merchant Vessel List, is AMABEL in 1915, 1920 and 1923. ?

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Reason: fire
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • New York, United States
    Latitude: 43.30978 Longitude: -78.82615
William R. McNeil
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Moon Moth (Yacht), U92574, fire, 26 Oct 1924