A 249 foot, wooden steamer, located four miles South East of the point is at a depth of 110 feet.
She met her fate in the fog on June 26,1916 when she collided with the James J Hill. The
panther is upright & intact.
Other names : none
Official no. : C138004
Type at loss : propeller, wood, bulk freight
Build info : 1890, Jas. Davidson, W. Bay City, MI hull# 35 US# 150497
Specs : 237x36x19, 1373gc 1118nc
Date of loss : 1916, Jun 27
Place of loss : off Whitefish Point
Lake : Superior
Type of loss : collision
Loss of life : none
Carrying : grain
Detail : She was rammed in dense fog by the steamer JAMES J HILL, which was kept running into the hole until PANTHER's crew clambered aboard. She sank quickly when HILL backed away.
Date also given as 6/26.
Wreck located in 1975.
Sold Canadian, 1916
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