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John a McGean (Propeller), U205032, sunk, 9 Nov 1913


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JOHN A. McGEAN 1908 Lorain, Ohio, Steel bulk freighter, 452 x 52, Pioneer Steamship Co., Hutchinson & Co., Mgr. Lost in Lake Huron with all hands, 23 men. Capt. C. R. Ney, Chief Eng. C. S. Smith. 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 JOHN A. McGEAN. U. S. No. 205032. Of 5,100 gross tons. Built 1908. On November 9, 1913, vessel foundered on Lake Huron with 23 persons on board. 23 lives lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1914
     

Steam screw JOHN A. McGEAN. U. S. No. 205032. Of 5,100 gross tons; 3,777 tons net. Built Lorain, Ohio, 1908. Home port, Cleveland, Ohio. 432.0 x 52.0 x 28.0 Freight service. Crew of 20. Of 1,500 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1913
     
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 23
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1913
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Local identifier:
McN.W.19410
Language of Item:
English
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 44.640833 Longitude: -81.768055
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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John a McGean (Propeller), U205032, sunk, 9 Nov 1913