The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Crescent City (Propeller), U127176, aground, 28 Nov 1905


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The following vessels have been wrecked today in the most terrific gale since 1872:
      Propeller CRESCENT CITY ashore near Duluth.
      MATAAFA ashore near Duluth
      D.C. WHITNEY ashore near Milwaukee
      ARGO ashore near Holland
      APPOMATOX ashore near Milwaukee
      HOLLAND ashore near Rogers City
      Chicago Inter Ocean
      November 29, 1905


Steam screw CRESCENT CITY.* U. S. No. 127176. Of 4,213 gross tons; 3,675 tons net. Built Chicago, Ill., 1897. Home port, Duluth, Minn. 406.0 x 48.2 x 23.9 Crew of 24. Steel built. Of 1,600 indicated horsepower. Passenger service.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1906
     


Steam screw CRESCENT CITY.* U. S. No. 127176. Of 4109 gross tons. Built Chicago, Ill., 1897. 406.0 x 48.2 x 24.0.
      * Renamed CARL W. MEYERS - U. S. - 1950
      Herman Runge Notes


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off
Date of Original:
1905
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Local identifier:
McN.W.25242
Language of Item:
English
  • Minnesota, United States
    Latitude: 46.78327 Longitude: -92.10658
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Crescent City (Propeller), U127176, aground, 28 Nov 1905