Sevona (Propeller), U136129, 1 Sep 1905
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U. S. ENGINEERS WILL REMOVE WRECKS
Maj. Graham D. Fitch, United States Engineer at Duluth, has made a report showing that the wrecked steamer NlMICK lies about 11 miles west of Whitefish Point about a mile in from the deep vessel course. The hull seems to be nearly gone and none of the cargo is in sight. The wreck is not marked and Maj. Fitch is taking steps to have it removed.
The steel steamer SAVONA, with a cargo of iron ore, wrecked in September, 1806, lies in 18 to 23 feeT of water about 1-5/8 miles east by north of Sand Island Light, Apostle Islands. The hull is well flattened out and no deck plates could be distinguished by sounding. The owners having failed to remove the wreck, action will be taken by the United States Engineer at Duluth.
Buffalo Evening News
Thursday, June 4, 1908
Propeller EMILY P. WEED.* U.S. No. 136129. Of 2362 gross tons; 1899 net tons. Built at West Bay City June 7, 1890. 300.0 x 41.0 x 21.0 lengthened 72 feet during winter of 1904-05.
* Renamed SEVONA - U.S. - 1905 DISPOSITION:-- Stranded on Sand Island Reef, Apostle Islands, Lake Superior, September 2, 1905; 7 lives lost.
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