Isaac M. Scott


Isaac M. Scott was a steam freighter laid down by American Shipbuilding Company in Cleveland, and was launched in June 1909 for the American company Virginia Steamship Company. Under her maiden voyage in July 1909 she collided with the steamer John B. Cowle who sunk at Whitefish Bay and claimed the lives of eleven people.  She sailed extensively on the Great Lakes, and sank under a heavy storm in Lake Huron under a journey from Cleveland to Milwaukee loaded with coal 11. November 1913. The whole crew of 28 men lost their lives in the sinking. The wreck was found in 1976 and rest today upside down in open waters on a depth of 55 meter east of Alpena in the Thunder Bay sanctuary.

Former names:
Isaac M. Scott

523,1 x 54,2 x 30,0 f
Tons: Built: Home Port:
6372 grt
Cleveland ( US ) 1909
Lorain ( US )
45°03'55.2"N 83°02'21.2"W

Last updated: November 2020