JOHN M. McKERCHEY
This sand sucker, the JOHN M. McKERCHEY, built in 1906, collided with the FLORA with 100 passengers near Belle Isle in the Detroit River in 1907.
All were saved after the crew promptly passed out life preservers. The McKERCHEY capsized near Lorain, Ohio, in a fall storm in 1950.
Great Lakes Marine Collection-MPL/WMHS