Wisconsin203 foot steamer went down in a storm October 29, 1929. She lies in 90 to 130 feet of water 6 miles east of Kenosha. Some passenger cabins still remain intact.
|Other Names:||Built as WISCONSIN, renamed NAOMI(1899), E.G. CROSBY(1909), GEN. ROBERT M. O'REILLY(1918), PILGRIM(1920) and WISCONSIN again in 1924.|
|Vessel Built:||1881, Detroit Dry Dock, Wyandotte, MI hull# 49|
|Vessel Specifications:||209x41x21, 1921 t.|
|Type of Vessel:||Steamer|
|Depth to Deck:||90 ft (27m)|
|Depth to Bottom:||130 ft (39m)|
|How it Sunk:||Goodrich liner was overwhelmed by the storm and foundered while waiting out the weather off Kenosha. She was an unrecoverable total loss.
See NAOMI for more information.
Orig 204X35x12, rebuilt & enlarged in 1899 and 1920. Originally built for the Goodrich Line and designed by Frank Kirby. Sister of str MICHIGAN.|
|Date of Loss:||1929, Nov. 29|
|Place of Loss:||off Kenosha, WI|
|Vessel Cargo:||Machine tools, pass|
|Lives Loss:||18 of 76|
|References:||Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze|