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George M. Cox (Propeller), U150898, aground, 27 May 1933


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Steam screw GEORGE M. COX. U. S. No. 150898, Of 1,762 gross tons. Built 1901. On May 27, 1933, vessel stranded at Rock of Ages Light, Lake Superior, with 121 persons on board. No lives were lost.
      Loss Reported for American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1934


PURITAN.* Built May 5, 1901 Passenger Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 150898 1547 gt - 1052 nt 233' x 40.5' x 21.9'
* Renamed (b) GEORGE M. COX - US - 1933
Stranded on Rock of Ages Reef, Isle Royale, Lake Superior, May 27, 1933; soon afterwards slid off into deep water.
      Toledo Shipbuilding Master List
      Institute for Great Lakes research
      Perrysburg, Ohio


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Reason: aground
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1933
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Local identifier:
McN.W.23620
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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George M. Cox (Propeller), U150898, aground, 27 May 1933