PERE MARQUETTE 18 (1902, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))


Year of Build:
1902
Official Number:
150972
Construction and Ownership
Built at:
Cleveland, OH
Vessel Type:
Car Ferry (Rail Ferry)
Hull Materials:
Steel
Number of Decks:
2
Hull Number:
412
Builder Name:
American Ship Building Co.
Original Owner and Location:
Pere Marquette Railway Co., Detroit, MI.
Power
Power:
Mechanical
Number of Masts:
2
Propulsion:
Screw
Dimensions
Length:
338'
Beam:
56'
Depth:
19.42'
Tonnage (gross):
2909
Tonnage (net):
1722
Final Disposition
Final Location:
20 miles off Sheboygan, WI.
Lake Michigan.
Date:
9 Sep 1910
How:
Foundered.
Notes:
Bound Ludington - Milwaukee, she foundered; 29 lives lost.
History

1902, Aug Launched.

1909-10 Converted to excursion vessel by Chicago Navigation Co.

1910, Sep 8 Rejoined car ferry fleet, Ludington, MI.

1910, Sep 9 Foundered, Lake Michigan.

Notes
From the Collection of:
C. Patrick Labadie
Contact
Alpena County George N. Fletcher Public Library
Email
WWW address
Agency street/mail address

211 N. First Ave.
Alpena, Michigan 49707
USA
(989)356-6188

PERE MARQUETTE 18 (1902, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))
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PERE MARQUETTE 18 (1902, Car Ferry (Rail Ferry))