AMERICAN SAILOR U167386

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  • Barge
  • ?
  • Still Missing
  • Westfield NY

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David Swayze Shipwreck File *=additions #

  • Other names: MAYOR SCULLY, NEPTUNE LINE No. 10 *
  • Official no. : U. S. No. 167386 *
  • Type at loss: barge, bulk freight 
  • Build info: 1918  Specs: 429t, 112.0 x 29.2 x 13.3
  • Date of loss : 1937, Nov 2 
  • Place of loss: Off Barcelona, NY (also given as Westfield) 
  • Lake: Erie 
  • Type of loss: storm 
  • Loss of life: None *
  • Carrying: sulfur 
  • Detail: Tow of tug BALLENAS, she went down with fellow barges AMERICAN  SCOUT and BETTY HEDGER. Details are difficult to find

Loss Reported of American Vessels Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1938  #

Barge AMERICAN SAILOR. U. S. No. 167386. Of 429 tons gross. Built 1918. On November 2, 1937, vessel foundered off Westfield, N.Y., in Lake Erie, with one person on board. No lives were lost. 

Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1935 #

Barge AMERICAN SAILOR.* U. S. No. 167386. Of 429 tons gross; 422 tons net. Built Kingston, N.Y., 1918. Home port, New York, N.Y. 112.0 x 29.2 x 13.3 Freight service. Crew of 1. Owned by New York Scow Corp. 
      * Formerly barge [a] MAYOR SCULLY 
      ” [B] NEPTUNE LINE No. 10 
     


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