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America (Propeller), U205673, fire, 29 Jul 1932


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Steam screw AMERICA. U. S. No. 205673. Of 297 tons gross. Built 1908. On July 29, 1932, vessel burned at Dark Island Shoal, St Lawrence River, with 15 people on board. 7 lives were lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1933
     
     
Steam screw AMERICA. U. S. No. 205673. Of 297 tons gross; 259 tons net. Built Buffalo, N.Y., 1908. Home port, Erie, Pa. 134.2 x 32.0 x 7.6 Crew of 8. Of 160 indicated horsepower. Dredge service. Owned by Huffman Construction Co, of Erie, Pa.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1931
     


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Reason: fire
Lives: 7
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1932
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Local identifier:
McN.W.25044
Language of Item:
English
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Donor:
William R. McNeil
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America (Propeller), U205673, fire, 29 Jul 1932