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.
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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Pennsylvania, United States
- William R. McNeil
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Maritime History of the Great Lakes