Helena (Propeller), U95970, aground, 17 Sep 1918
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Steam screw HELENA. U. S. No. 95970. Of 2,083 tons gross. Built 1888. On September 17, 1918, vessel stranded on Sunken Chicken reef, Lake Erie, with 22 persons on board, no lives were lost.
Loss Reported of American Vessels
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1919
Steam screw HELENA. U. S. No. 95970. Of 2,083 tons gross; 1,578 tons net. Built Sheboygan, Wis., 1888. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 275.5 x 40.2 x 20.3 Freight service. Crew of 14. Of 1,175 indicated horsepower.
Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1916
NOTE:-- Got off after stranding, and dismantled at Toledo, engine was put in Steam screw FRANK SEITHER, 1919 .
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- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes