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S.S. City of Flint 32

 
 
S.S. City of Flint 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2016
1. S.S. City of Flint 32 Marker
Inscription.

In memory of the carferry "S.S. City of Flint 32," driven ashore during the Great Armistice Day Storm of November 11, 1940 about 500 feet off shore of this location. Vessel returned to service.
 
Erected by the National Maritime Union and Fellow Seamen of the Port of Ludington, Michigan.
 
Location. 43° 57.496′ N, 86° 27.582′ W. Marker is in Ludington, Michigan, in Mason County. Marker is at the intersection of Lakeshore Drive (State Highway 116) and Pere Marquette Street, on the left when traveling north on Lakeshore Drive. Click for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: Stearns Park, Ludington MI 49431, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Armistice Day Storm (here, next to this marker); War Memorial (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); S.S. Pere Marquette 18 (about 600 feet away); World War Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); World War I Memorial (approx. 0.3 miles away); "The Abbie" (approx. 0.3 miles away); "Sport Fishing" (approx. 0.4 miles away); Mason County / Mason County Courthouse (approx. 0.8 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Ludington.
 
Also see . . .
1. City of Flint 32

S.S. City of Flint 32 Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Fischer, Jr., August 27, 2016
2. S.S. City of Flint 32 Marker
. (Submitted on October 2, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
2. The Armistice Day Storm: November 11, 1940. (Submitted on October 2, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
3. Armistice Day Storm: November 11, 1940. (Submitted on October 2, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
4. "The Golden Link" C&O Carferry Promotional Film (1950s). (Submitted on October 2, 2016, by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania.)
 
Categories. DisastersWaterways & Vessels
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page has been viewed 111 times since then and 20 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on , by William Fischer, Jr. of Scranton, Pennsylvania. This page was last revised on October 2, 2016.
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