SS Continental

Continental was a bulk carrier that sank, or was wrecked in Lake Michigan off the coast of Two Rivers, Wisconsin, United States. In 2009 the shipwreck site was added to the National Register of Historic Places.[1]

Continental shipwreck (bulk carrier)
Continental underway
LocationLake Michigan off the coast of Two Rivers, Wisconsin
Coordinates44°13′50″N 87°30′31″W
Built1882
ArchitectGeorge Presley
NRHP reference #08001330
Added to NRHPJanuary 14, 2009

History

Continental was built in Cleveland, Ohio in 1882. It foundered, or was wrecked one mile (1.6 km) north of Twin River Point Light in a snow storm on December 12, 1904 while traveling to Manitowoc, Wisconsin for winter service and repairs.[2][3]

References

  1. "Weekly List of Actions Taken On Properties". National Park Service. Retrieved 2012-02-28.
  2. "Continental (1882)". Wisconsin Shipwrecks. Wisconsin Sea Grant/Wisconsin Historical Society. Retrieved 2015-12-20.
  3. "Annual report of the Supervising Inspector-general Steamboat-inspection Service, Year ending June 30, 1905". Harvard University. Retrieved 10 August 2019.
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