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J. Oswald Boyd (Propeller), U223043, aground, 11 Nov 1936


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Steam screw J. OSWALD BOYD. U. S. No. 223043. Of 1,806 gross tons. Built 1913, On November 11, 1936, vessel stranded on Simmons Reef, Straits of Mackinaw, Mich., with 10 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1937
     
     
     
Steam screw J. OSWALD BOYD.* U. S. No. 223043. Of 1,806 gross tons 1,273 tons net. Built Paisley, Scotland, 1913. Home port, New York, N.Y. 244.8 x 44.1 x 20.3 Tanker service. Crew of 19. Of 1,250 indicated horsepower. Owned by Gotham Marine Corporation.
      * Formerly British steam screw J. OSWALD BOYD.
      Merchant vessel List, U. S., 1935
     
     
     
Steam screw J. OSWALD BOYD.* U. S. No. 223043. Of 1,806 gross tons 1,273 tons net. Built Paisley, Scotland, 1913. British Number B 133540, sold U. S., 1924, U. S. No. 223043. Stranded on Simmons Reef November 1936, taken to Detour in 1937 and there scrapped.
      Herman Runge Notes.
     


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Notes:
Reason: aground
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1936
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Local identifier:
McN.W.25069
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.5252477249971 Longitude: -85.8526611328125
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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J. Oswald Boyd (Propeller), U223043, aground, 11 Nov 1936