The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 5, 1914

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Corpse of Third Man Lost Off Nottingham is Found
Special to the Free Press

Sault Ste Marie, Mich., May 4. - A body of a sailor, supposed to be that of Joseph W. Smith, was found on the beach near Michipicoten mission by Indians. The body was in a fair state of preservation and identification was made by the life-preserver encircling his waist, which bore the name "Nottingham."

The Nottingham went ashore in that vicinity during the great storm of November 9. Three seamen, in an attempt to get ashore in a yawl boat to get help, were dashed into the water by overturning of the boat as it was lowered. Two bodies were found later on Michipicoten island and buried there.

The Canadian coroner ordered the body of Smith brought to the Soo, which was done tonight by Joe Greek, a Canadian fisherman, who was coming down the lake with his fishing tug. It now lies at the morgue awaiting burial instructions.

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Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues. May 5, 1914