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George Herbert (Scow), U162471, sunk, 27 Nov 1905


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MANY VESSELS AND LIVES LOST IN LAKE STORM
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      (By Associated Press)
      Chicago, November 29. - Reports received up to early today show 18 vessels were wrecked in the storm which swept over the Great Lakes Monday night and yesterday. One life is known to have been lost, and it is feared eight others have perished as a result of the storm. Four vessels are reported missing.
      THE WRECKS.
      The following is a list of the vessels wrecked and missing:
CRESCENT CITY, steel steamer, driven ashore near Duluth.
MATAAFA, Steel steamer, driven ashore at Duluth.
R.W. ENGLAND, steel steamer, wrecked near Duluth.
ISAAC L. ELWOOD, steel steamer, disabled in Duluth Harbor.
J.H. OUTHWAITE, steamer, ashore and burned near Sheboygan, Mich.
CITY OF HOLLAND, passenger steamer, stranded at Rogers City, Mich.
D.C. WHITNEY, steamer, ashore near Port Washington, Wis.
J.H. SPAULDING, schooner, ashore near Port Huron, Mich.
MARY MITCHELL, schooner, stranded near Sheboygan, Mich.
HARVEY BISSELL, schooner, broken up at Alpena.
F.A. GEORGER, schooner, dismasted on Lake Michigan, towed to Sheboygan, Wis.
OLIVER MOWATT, ashore in Lake Ontario.
JIM SHERIFFS, steamer, dismasted on Lake Huron.
VINLAND, schooner, waterlogged at Alpena.
Unknown Vessel, reported ashore at Presque Isle, Lake Huron
CHARLES. M. WARNER, steamer, ashore at Nine Mile Point, near Sheboygan, Mich.
MARIPOSA, steamer, ashore at Split Rock.
GEORGE HERBERT, scow, sunk off Two Islands, Lake Superior.
      REPORTED MISSING.
ANGELINE, steel steamer, Lake Superior.
JAMES MOWATT, schooner, Lake Huron.
MOHEGAN, steamer, Lake Huron.
ALCONA, steamer, and barges, Green Bay.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 29, 1905


St. Paul, Nov. 29.- A special to the Pioneer Press from Duluth says:
"The scow GEORGE HERBERT was sunk off Two Islands on the north shore and it is reported five men were drowned. The steel corporation's steamer MARIPOSA is said to be ashore at Split Rock. The damage by the storm is estimated at $1,000,000.
      Buffalo Evening News
      November 29, 1905


Scow GEORGE HERBERT.* U.S. No. 162471. Of 362 tons gross; 305 tons net. Built at Duluth, Minn., in 1902. Home port, Duluth, Minn.
      * Lost November 28, 1905.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1906
     


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Reason: sunk
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1905
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McN.W.17072
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.00011 Longitude: -76.98274
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William R. McNeil
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George Herbert (Scow), U162471, sunk, 27 Nov 1905