SS Vienna

A very beautiful intact wooden steamer that now rests in 145 feet, the deck can be reached at 120 feet. The Vienna is upright and offers many good opportunities for exploration, including her bow cabins and intact engine. The Vienna is located only 1.5 miles from Whitefish Point.

Other Names:none
Official Number:25875
Vessel Built:1873, Quayle & Martin, Cleveland
Vessel Specifications:191x34x14, 1006g 829n
Type of Vessel:Wooden Steamer (Propeller)
Depth to Deck:120 ft (36m)
Depth to Bottom:145 ft (44m)
How it Sunk:Towing barge MATTIE C. BELL(qv) in fog. Rammed broadside by wooden propeller NIPIGON and went to bottom quickly with huge hole in her side. NIPIGON tried to take her in tow. Octagonal pilothouse Built for Cleveland Navigation Co. registered out of Cleve. Wreck located in 1974.
Loss Type:Collision
Date of Loss:1892, Sep. 16
Place of Loss:Whitefish Bay
Vessel Cargo:Iron ore
Lives Loss:none
References:Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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