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Steamship Alice E. Wilds

Lake Name: Lake Michigan
Shipwreck Name: Alice E. Wilds

Alice E. Wilds

Vessel Type:  Wooden steamship, propeller, bulk freight
Location: Milwaukee, WI
Vessel Build Info: 1883, J. Oades, Detroit
Shipwreck Specs:  136x28x11, 293g 236n
Official Number: 106070
Names Other: none

Sinking Detail
She collided with the steamer Douglas and sank quickly within about 15 min.

Loss Date: 6/12/1892
Loss Place: 15 miles off Milwaukee, WI
Loss Life: none
Loss Reason: collision
Vessel Cargo: lumber

Shipwreck Description

Dive Type: Expedition
Depth Deck(ft): 290ft
Depth Bottom(ft): 305ft
Depth Deck(m): 88m
Depth Bottom(m): 93m