The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Wrecks of News Boy and Blazing Star


Description
Creator:
Neff, Charles S., Artist
Media Type:
Image
Item Type:
Drawings
Notes:
Wrecks of the News Boy and Blazing Star, Fisherman's Shoal, Lake Michigan, as seen in 1892. Outfit from the News Boy was salvaged by Samuel Neff & Sons in 1892 for $350. Charles S. Neff was present at the salvage work. The Blazing Star, a canal schooner of 265 tons, built 1873,Manitowoc, Wis. was wrecked in 1887. (Beers, History of the Great Lakes, Vol. 1, p. 797. The News Boy a schooner of 413 gr. tons, built 1862, East Saginaw, Mich., was wrecked in 1891; a former barque. Also listed Beers, p. 866.
Date of Publication:
1892
Subject(s):
Donor:
John S. Neff
Creative Commons licence:
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Wrecks of News Boy and Blazing Star