Scott, Isaac M.

1909                                  Isaac M. Scott                                  1913

Steel Great Lakes bulk freighter

Built at Lorain OH by American Ship Building Co., Hull 369
Launched June 12, 1909

524’ LOA, 504’ LBP, 54’ beam, 30’ depth
1 deck, arch cargo hold construction, hatches @ 12’, coal-fired boilers, triple expansion engine, 1760 IHP

Enrolled at Cleveland OH June 29, 1909 (#114)
504.0 x 54.0 x 30.0, 6372 GT, 4840 NT     US 206485     to:
Virginia Steamship Co., Cleveland OH, M. A. Hanna & Co., Mgr. (home port Fairport OH)

Entered service July 2, 1909
On her maiden trip sank str. John B. Cowle July 12, 1909 2 miles off Whitefish Point Light, Lake Superior in dense fog.  14 lost from Cowle.  She had just passed Whitefish Point upbound and had straightened out on her crosslake course when Cowle suddenly appeared broadside to her dead ahead.  Cowle was downbound with a cargo of iron ore and sank immediately.

Foundered about Nov 9, 1913 in lower Lake Huron in the “Big Storm” of 1913.  All 28 aboard lost.
Enrollment surrendered Jan 19, 1914.



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