The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Salvor (Propeller), C116395, sunk, 13 Jun 1918

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Accidents and storms on the Great Lakes in 1918 resulted in the loss of 93 lives, of which 76 passed out on Lake Superior. The important marine events follow: -
      June 13 - Tug SALVOR foundered in Lake Huron; crew saved.
      Collingwood Bulletin
      January 23, 1919

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Steam screw SALVOR.* U.S. No. 10242. Of 116 tons gross; 64 tons net. Built at Detroit, Mich. in 1861. Home port, Detroit, Mich. 105.0 x 21.2 x 11.9
      * Formerly steam screw GEORGE H. PARKER.
      Merchant Vessel List, U.S., 1898

Tug SALVOR, built Detroit 1861 as GEORGE H. PARKER, rebuilt Bay City, Mich., in 1898, renamed SALVOR (1904 ?). Sank near South Bay, Ont. June 11, 1918.
      Prelim. List of Canadian Steamships
      Inland and Coastal, 1909 to 1930.

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Reason: sunk
Lives: nil
Remarks: Total loss
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  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.938611 Longitude: -77.03
William R. McNeil
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Salvor (Propeller), C116395, sunk, 13 Jun 1918