|Birth: ||Aug. 15, 1902|
|Death: ||Apr. 27, 1944|
April 27, 1944
LAKE FREIGHTER SINKS
TEN ARE DEAD AND TWO MISSING AFTER COLLISON.
Freighter James H. Reed Goes Down After Collision With Steamer Ashcroft Forty Miles North Of Erie, Pa.--Steamer Frank Vigor Lost In Western Lake Erie.
Cleveland---UP--Casualties in the sinking of the ore freighter James H. Reed, one of two lake steamers which foundered after dawn collisions in heavy fog, rose to 10 dead and two missing late today.
The Interlake Steamship Co., owner of the Reed, said five seamen died of injuries and exposure aboard a rescue vessel, and five other bodies were recovered from the watert. Two other crew members are unaccounted for.
The Reed sank quickly after colliding with the Steamer Ashcroft, owned by Canadian Steamship Lines, Ltd., of Montreal.
LIST of DEAD:
Watchmen George R. Miller of Duluth, Minn., and Abraham Guberski of New Orleans, bodies recovered by the Steamer Randell and taken to Conneaut, Ohio, Fireman George F. Grignon of Detroit, and Chief Cook Ray W. Losey of Toledo, Ohio, bodies recovered by the Steamer Sinaloa, which headed for a Canadian port.
Mrs. Camille Losey, assistant cook, of Toledo, body recovered by the Steamer John Sherwin and later transferred to the government vessel Crocus, still at the scene.
Watchman, Clinton W. Myers, Watchman Clarence Moesinger, Second Assistant Engineer Michael C. Obester, Oiler David G. Roberts, Fireman Leonard L. Wisneswski.
Still missing, Second Mate Martin A. Mattson, and Coal Passer George Wistatkis.
Raymond Wilson Losey (1902 - 1944)*
Plot: Section 38
Maintained by: D.E. Losey
Originally Created by: DonH
Record added: Feb 15, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 85016868
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