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Isaac M. Scott

The giant ship rests upside down on the lake bottom with only the propellers, hull structure and bow anchors visible.



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Other Names:None
Official Number:206485
Vessel Built:1909, American Shipbuilding, Lorain, OH hull# 369
Vessel Specifications:504x54x30, 6372g 4840n
Type of Vessel:Bulk Freighter
Depth to Deck:168 ft (51m)
Depth to Bottom:175 ft (53m)
How it Sunk:The great storm of 1913 was devastating to shipping on the Great lakes and about a dozen vessels and over 200 lives were lost, most on Lake Huron. Like several other steel freighters, the Isaac M. Scott turned turtle and went down with all hands.
Loss Type:Storm
Date of Loss:1913, Nov 9-10
Place of Loss:7 mi NE of Thunder Bay Isl.
Vessel Cargo:Coal
Lives Loss:28 (all)
References:NOAA Thunder Bay, Shipwreck File by Dave Swayze
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March 30, 2017

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