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Jay Gould (Propeller), U75117, sunk, 17 Jun 1918

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Propeller JAY GOULD, official U.S.Number 75117, of 840 Gross Tons, built 1869. On June 17, 1917, ship foundered off Southeast Shoal Light Vessel. 17 persons on board but no lives were lost. Vessel classed as a total loss.
      Loss of American Vessels Reported During
      1918, Merchant Vessel list of U. S. 1919

      . . . . .

      Accidents and storms on the Great Lakes in 1918 resulted in the loss of 93 lives, of which 76 passed out on Lake Superior. The important marine events follow: -
      June 18 - Wooden steamer JAY GOULD and barge COMMODORE foundered in Lake
Erie, crews of both saved. (part)
      Collingwood Bulletin
      January 23, 1919

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.908055 Longitude: -82.508888
William R. McNeil
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Jay Gould (Propeller), U75117, sunk, 17 Jun 1918