Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wood Island (Motor Vessel), U206510, burnt, 9 Sep 1922
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Gas screw WOOD ISLAND. Official U. S. No. 206510. Built 1908, of 10 Gross Tons. On September 9, 1922 vessel burned off Five Mile Point, on the South shore of Lake Superior, and became a total loss. No lives lost.
      Loss of American Vessel Reported
      During 1923-M.V. of U. S. A. for 1923

Gas yacht WOOD ISLAND.* U. S. No. 216510. Of 11 tons gross; 7 tons net. Built at Racine, Wis., in 1908. Home port, Marquette, Mich. 46.8 x 8.8 x 4.9 Passenger service. Crew of 1.
      * Formerly Gas screw LYLE. D.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1920

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Reason: burnt
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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Geographic Coverage
  • Michigan, United States
    Latitude: 47.39297 Longitude: -88.37094
William R. McNeil
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Wood Island (Motor Vessel), U206510, burnt, 9 Sep 1922