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Category: Artifact -> Maritime  
Donor: Wallace Henry VanDyke
Location: Research Library -> Document Boxes -> Van Dyke, Capt. Wallace  
Accession Number: 2017.2581.28  
Name of Object: "Telescope" Pamphlet (July-August) Maritime Ship Sinking of "Pere Marquette 18" by Thomas Dancey  
Description: "Telescope" pamphlet (Volume 18; Number 4), describes the Lake Michigan mystery of the sinking of "Pere Marquette 18". Captain Kilty was in charge of the boat the night it sank. Pere Marquette 17 is mentioned, manned by Captain Joe Russell. W.L. Mercereau (a.ka Bill Mercereau) was in charge of Pere Marquette marine operations and is described in the last part of the article.  
Condition: Excellent  
Height: 11 inches
Width: 8.5 inches  
Place of Origin: Dossin Great Lakes Museum, Belle Isle, Detroit  
Year Manufactured: 1969  
Manufacturer: Great Lakes Maritime Institute