George J. Whelan (Propeller), U207617, sunk, 29 Jul 1930
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Steam screw GEO. J. WHELAN. U. S. No. 207617. Of 1,293 tons gross. Built 1910. On July 29, 1930, vessel foundered at Erie, Pa., with 21 persons on board, 15 lives lost.
Loss Reported of American Vessels
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1931
ERWIN L. FISHER.* Built June 14, 1910 Bulk Propeller - Steel
U. S. No. 207617 1814 gt - 805 nt 220' x 40' x 15.3'
* Renamed (b) BAYERASHER - Brit - 1916 (Brit 140270)
(c) PORT DE CAEN - French - 1921
(d) BAYERASHER - Can - 1922
(e) CLAREMONT - Can - 1923
(f) GEORGE J. WHELAN - US - 1930
Foundered 6 miles north of Dunkirk, N.Y., Lake Erie, on July 29, 1930; 35 lives were lost.
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