SS ViennaA 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.
|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.
Built for Cleveland Navigation Co. registered out of Cleve.
Wreck located in 1974.|
|Date of Loss:||1892, Sep. 16|
|Place of Loss:||Whitefish Bay|
|Vessel Cargo:||Iron ore|
|References:||Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze|