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Thomas Wilson Shipwreck
Steel-hulled whaleback steamer launched 1892 to carry bulk cargoes of grain or iron ore; sinking in 1902 led to new harbor safety procedures.

County:  Saint Louis
Address:  vicinity of Duluth, Lake Superior
City or Township:  vicinity of Duluth
Listing Date:  July 23, 1992
Significance Level:   State
Criteria:   A, C (see criteria)
Date:   1892
Style:   Whaleback Freighter
Architect:   McDougall, Alexander
Theme:   engineering, maritime history
Historic Functions:   Water-related
Current Functions:   Underwater
Foundation Material:   Inapplicable
Roof Material:   Inapplicable
Wall Material:   Inapplicable

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