Vienna

Michigan,USA

Vienna was a combined sail and steam barge built by Quayle & Martin in Cleveland, and was launched in 1873 for Cleveland Transportation Company. Under a journey down bound from Marquette loaded with iron ore and towing a schooner, she collided with the steamer Nipigon north of Shelldrake 16. September 1892. She was taken under tow but sank before she could be beached. The wreck was found by a US research vessel in 1975 and rest today on a depth of 35 to 47 meter in Whitefish Bay, about one nautical mile from shore. Also see the wreck of John B. Cowle that lies nearby.


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Vienna

191,3 x 33,7 x 14,0 f
     
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1005 grt
Cleveland ( US ) 1873
Cleveland ( US )
46°44'27.6"N 84°57'54.6"W

Last updated: March 2021