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Marine Board of Investigation hearing files

 Collection — Box: 1
Identifier: RHC-66
Certified copy of a transcript of a hearing by the Marine Board of Investigation, Manistee, Michigan in October 1967. The Board investigated the loss of, and damage to, numerous vessels with loss of life. The wreck occurred on the eastern coast of Lake Michigan near Point Betsie, Michigan, during high winds and heavy seas on or about 23 September 1967.

Dates

  • 1967 October 5-7, 9

Access to Materials

Collection is open for research use. Materials may be accessed by request at Special Collections and University Archives in Seidman House. Materials do not circulate.

Publication Rights

For information on copyright or permissions for this collection, contact Grand Valley State University Special Collections.

Extent

0.5 Linear Feet (3 volumes in 1 box)

Administrative History

The US Coast Guard Marine Board of Investigation investigates incidents and accidents to improve marine safety. The Board is charged with determining the cause of casualty and the extent of the responsibility for an incident. The final cause is then determined by the National Transportation Safety Board.

Source of Acquisition

Gift from unknown source.
Title
Marine Board of Investigation hearing files, RHC-66
Author
Special Collections & University Archives
Description rules
dacs
Language of description
English

Repository Details

Part of the Grand Valley State University Special Collections and University Archives Repository

Contact:
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