The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Tempest (Propeller), U24940, sunk, 27 Aug 1918


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Steam screw TEMPEST. U. S. No. 24940. Of 412 tons gross. Built 1872. On August 27, 1918, vessel foundered off Erie, Pa. With 13 persons on board, 1 life was lost.
      Loss Reported of American Vessels
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1919

     
      Accidents and storms on the Great Lakes in 1918 resulted in the loss of 93 lives, of which 76 passed out on Lake Superior. The important marine events follow: -
      August 29- One of the crew of the steamer TEMPEST was lost at Erie.
      Collingwood Bulletin
      January 23, 1919
     
     
Steam screw TEMPEST. U. S. No. 24940. Of 412 tons gross; 341 tons net. Built Marine City, Mich., 1872. Home port, Chicago, Ill. 159.0 x 30.0 x 12.6 Freight service. Crew of 12. Of 575 indicated horsepower.
      Merchant Vessel List, U. S., 1916
     
     


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Reason: sunk
Lives: 1
Remarks: Total loss
Date of Original:
1918
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Local identifier:
McN.W.24875
Language of Item:
English
Geographic Coverage:
  • Pennsylvania, United States
    Latitude: 42.12922 Longitude: -80.08506
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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Tempest (Propeller), U24940, sunk, 27 Aug 1918