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Argus (Propeller), U200211, sunk, 9 Nov 1913


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ARGUS (ex Lewis Woodruff), 1903 Lorain, Ohio. Steel bulk freighter, 436 x 50, Interlake fleet. Lost in Lake Huron with all hands, 24 men, 1 woman. Capt. Paul Gutch, Chief Engineer George Zanger. Cargo coal. This vessel along with numerous others were total losses in the Great Storm of 1913 which ravaged the lakes from November 7 through November 9. (Information taken from Telescope Magazine, November 1963, pages 247-253.)



Steam screw ARGUS. U. S. No. 200211. Of 4,707 gross tons. Built 1913. On November 9, 1913, vessel foundered on Lake Huron, with 24 persons on board. 24 lives lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1914
     
     
Steam screw ARGUS.* U. S. No. 200211. Of 4,707 tons gross; 3,380 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1913. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 416.0 x 50.0 x 28.0 Freight service. Of 1,500 indicated horsepower. Crew of 22.
      * Formerly steam screw LEWIS WOODRUFF.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
     
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 24
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19405
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Argus (Propeller), U200211, sunk, 9 Nov 1913