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Philip D. Armour (Propeller), U150459, sunk, 1 Nov 1915

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ARMOUR, P.D. Steamer. Wrecked near Erie, Pa. Lake Erie in November 1915. Abandoned by her owners.
      The Marine Review, February 1916


ARMOUR, PHILIP D. Screw Steamer. Official U. S. No. 150459. Built 1889. Of 1990 Gross Tons. with 10 persons on board, foundered in Lake Erie November 13, 1915. Vessel a total loss. No lives lost.
      Loss of American Vessels Reported in the
      Year 1916. Merchant Vessel List, U. S. A. 1916

NOTE:-- Obviously recovered and rebuilt as barge.

PHILIP D. ARMOUR Built, March 30, 1889 Bulk Propeller - Wood
U. S. No. 150459 1990 gt - 1452 nt 264' x 40.6' x 21'
Reduced to barge in 1915. Foundered 10 miles northwest of Presque Isle Light, Lake Erie, November 13, 1916
      Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes Research
      Perrysburg, Ohio

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Rebuilt as barge
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  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
William R. McNeil
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Philip D. Armour (Propeller), U150459, sunk, 1 Nov 1915