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Commodore (Barge), U125805, sunk, 17 Jun 1918


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Schooner COMMODORE, Official U.S. Number 125805, of 550 Gross tons and built 1880. On June 17, 1918, with seven persons on board, the vessel foundered off Southeast Shoal Light Vessel, Lake Erie. No lives were lost but vessel was classed as a total loss.
      Loss of American Vessels Reported During
      1918, Merchant Vessel list of U.S. 1918

      . . . . .

      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, 1819



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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1918
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Local identifier:
McN.W.6718
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 41.843611 Longitude: -82.466111
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Commodore (Barge), U125805, sunk, 17 Jun 1918