The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
H. A. Root (Propeller), 1 Jun 1897


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The stm. H.A. ROOT, which was last season chartered to the American Wrecking & Salvage Co. of Milwaukee, for the purpose of recovering the copper cargo on the sunken stm. PEWABIC, arrived in port Saturday. The ROOT was fitted out with a dynamo, complete wrecking outfit and a diving bell, invented by a Milwaukee man. She has been chartered for this season to attempt to recover the PEWABIC's cargo. It is expected that the ROOT will leave for Lake Huron in a week.
      Detroit Free Press
      June 1, 1897 10-2


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fitted out for wrecking
Date of Original:
1897
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McN.E.3656
Language of Item:
English
Donor:
William R. McNeil
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H. A. Root (Propeller), 1 Jun 1897