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Marold II (Motor Vessel), U208565, fire / explosion, 1 Jan 1937


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Oil screw MAROLD 11. U. S. No. 208565. Of 283 tons gross. Built 1911. On January 1, 1937, vessel exploded 18 miles northeast of Beaver Island, Mich., with 5 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1937
     
     
      Gas yacht MAROLD 11.* U. S. No. 208565. Of 165 tons gross; 112 tons net. Built at Camden, N.J., in 1911. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 129.0 x 19.1 x 9.7 Yacht service. Crew of 14. Of 600 indicated horse power. Steel built.
* formerly Gas yacht LA BELLE.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1920 [motor vessels]
     
     
     
      Gas yacht LA BELLE. U. S. No. 208565. Of 165 tons gross; 112 tons net. Built at Camden, N.J., in 1911. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 129.0 x 19.1 x 9.7 Yacht service. Crew of 14. Of 600 indicated horse power. Steel built.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1913.
     
     
     
L. DIST. CLEVE., DET. MAROLD BRND MARYSVILLE, MI 09/21/1921-REB. 1925 PT HURON AS OIL.S. EXPLODED AND BRND L. MICH. 1937 WHILE SALVAGING GAS FR. J.O. BOYD.
      Herman Runge Notes
     


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Reason: fire / explosion
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1937
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Local identifier:
McN.W.25071
Language of Item:
English
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 45.66472 Longitude: -85.55731
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Marold II (Motor Vessel), U208565, fire / explosion, 1 Jan 1937