E. W. Oglebay (Propeller), aground, 8 Dec 1927
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OGLEBAY, E.W. Steam screw of 3,666 Gross Tons. Built 1896. On Dec. 8, 1927 vessel stranded at Marquette, Mich. on Lake Superior, with 25 persons on board. No lives were lost, but the vessel was considered as a total loss.
Vessels Reported Lost during the
Year 1928. M.V. list of U. S. A. 1928
Salvaged and returned to service after 16 months on the reef at Marquette
by Fredrick Stonehouse
E.W. OGLEBAY Built May 16, 1896 Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 136547 3666 gt -3019 nt 375.6' x 45.8' x 23.2'
Stranded on Shot Point, Lake Superior, 10 miles east of Marquette, Mich., on December 8, 1927; shortly afterwards hull gutted by fire. Later removed and scrapped.
Frank Wheeler & Co., West Bay City Shipbuilding Master List
Institute for Great Lakes Research
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- Reason: aground
Remarks: Got off (a year later)
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Michigan, United States
- William R. McNeil
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