The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1950  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), July 29, 1950 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. CMLXII by C. H. J. Snider The Big Fisherman's Many a happy hour have I spent and many a good meal have I had in the forecastle of the great champion fishing schooner Blue Nose. The fisherman was of almost exactly the same overall length as our full canal sized lake ...
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 5, 1950 
TextNewspapers    Schooner Days No. CMLXIII WHATCHACALLIT? By C.H.J. Snider How to pronounce forecastle? Take a good look before you open your mouth. Once I took a university professor down into a lake schooner's, and after five minutes survey he pronounced the word distinctly thus: "I think if you don't ...
Door County Advocate (Sturgeon Bay, WI), Nov. 28, 1950 
TextNewspapers    Canadian Steamer Brings Lumber Cargo to City Firm The first shipload of foreign lumber ever to be discharged at a Sturgeon Bay dock was put ashore over the weekend at the Sawyer Fuel & Supply Co. The lumber arrived Saturday aboard the steamer Yankcanuck, owned by the Yankcanuck ...
Marinette Eagle Star (Marinette, WI), March 24, 1950 
TextNewspapers    .... To Haul for Marathon Outlook for the 1950 navigation season is favorable Captain Manzzutti, said. His season is 95 percent "booked" for hauling of such material as paper pulp, pulpwood and steel. HE will again haul pulp to the Marathon dock in Menominee. This was started last year when...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Tues, Oct 17, 1950 
TextNewspapers    19 CREWMEN SAVED Captain Dies at Post as Lake Ship Sinks Free Press Wire Service LORAIN, O. - The Coast Guard opened an investigation to determine what cause the 151-foot sand dredge John McKerchey to sink in Lake Erie here Monday. The ship's captain, Horace Johnson, 46, of Monroe, Mich.,...
Detroit Free Press (Detroit, MI), Monday, June 26, 1950 
TextNewspapers    Oddly enough, I was able to find very little accurate information on this crash of a DC-4 airliner outside of this article, even though it apparently was the worst U.S. air disaster up to that time. I believe it was also the worst air disaster to occur over the lakes. The site was about 20 mi NNW...
S. M. Douglas (Motor vessel), C103961, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...; Paddle wheel steamer WHITE STAR. Official Canadian No. 103961. Built at Montreal, Que., in 1898; rebuilt Cornwall, Ont, in 1905. Burnt at Hamilton, Ont., March 1, 1926 and rebuilt as a barge. Rebuilt as motor vessel. SM. DOUGLAS at Brockville, Ont., in 1950     &#160...
Island King II (Propeller), C130312, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Steam screw DALHOUSIE CITY, Official Canadian No. 130312. Built at Collingwood, Ont., in 1911. Renamed ISLAND KING 11, in 1950. Of 1,256 gross tons. 193 x 37 x 21. passenger service. Burnt Lachine, Que., Nov. 14, 1960.       Preliminary List...
Dorothy Gray (Motor Vessel), U220119, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...; * Renamed P. D. Q. ENVELOPE - U. S. -       PATTIE H. - U. S. -       ELSA J. - U. S. - 1937       DOROTHY GRAY - U. S. - 1950...
Ferry Point (Tug), U244516, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...D. P. C.-98 Built Sept. 18, 1943 Diesel Tug - Steel U. S. No. 244516 146 gt - 99 nt 81.1' x 24' x 9.8'       Renamed [b] FERRY POINT - US - 1950   &#160...
Humberdoc (Propeller), C179585, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...NORFOLK.* Built June 5, 1937 Diesel Canal Bulk Carrier U.S. No. 236397. 1946 gt - 1603 nt 290.7 x 43.1 x 18.2       * Renamed [b] HUMBERDOC - Canada - 1950 [C 179585] Shortened 44 feet...
Maetill (Motor Vessel), U249841, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Gas screw SUSIE.* U. S. No. 249841. Of 8.0 gross tons. Built at Manitowoc, Wis., in 1932. 36.0 x 8.8 x 3.6 Fish boat.       * Renamed SPY - U. S. - ?       MAETILL - U. S. - 1950     &...
Marilyn (Motor Vessel), U258481, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Oil Screw LCVP-C-45792.* U. S. No. 258481. Of 12 gross tons. Built at Holland, Mich., in 1944. 33.1 x 10.7 x 4.7       * Renamed MARILYN - U. S. - 1950 [ex U. S. Navy]       Herman Runge List ...
Marnalee III (Yacht), U249603, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Gas yacht OH-OH.* U. S. No. 249603. Of 27 gross tons. Built at Clason Point, N.Y., in 1946. 49.3 x 11.6 x 4.7       Renamed MARNALEE 111 - U. S. - 1950 [ Cleveland Dist.]       Herman Runge List ...
Mary Agnes (Motor Vessel), U257793, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Oil Screw LCVP-C-43978.* U. S. No. 257793. Of 11 gross tons. Built Algonac, Mich., in 1944. 40.5 x 10.3 x 5.0       * Renamed MARY AGNES - U. S. - 1950       Herman Runge List       ...
Mary D. (Motor Vessel), U258397, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Gas screw LCPR-C-54134.* U. S. No. 258397. Of 10 gross tons. Built Algonac, Mich., 1944. 34.3 x 10.4 x 4.2       * Renamed MARY D - U. S. - 1950       Herman Runge List       ...
Acania (Yacht), U228508, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...; ACANIA - U. S. - 1950       Herman Runge List ...
Air Gannet (Motor Vessel), U259057, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Oil screw WAVR-427.* U. S. No. 259057. Of 125 gross tons. Built Detroit, Mich., 1942. 107.0 x 18.0 x 9.0       * renamed SC-659 - U. S. N. -       AIR GANNET. - U. S. - 1950     &#160...
Air Hawk (Motor Vessel), U259095, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Oil screw WAVR-428.* U. S. No. 259095. Of 119 gross tons. Built Detroit, Mich., 1942. 107.0 x 18.2 x 9.1 U. S. C. G.       * Renamed SC-682 - U. S. N.       AIR HAWK - U. S. - 1950     &...
Tanager (Motor Vessel), U258852, 1950 
TextNewspapers  1950  ...Oil screw AIR TANAGER.* U. S. No. 258852. Of 122 tons gross. Built Sturgeon Bay, Wis., 1943. 107.2 x 17.9 x 9.3       * renamed SC-1347 - U. S. N.       TANAGER - U. S. - 1950     &#160...
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Acania (Yacht) (1) Air Gannet (Motor Vessel) (1) Air Hawk (Motor Vessel) (1) Alew (Motor Vessel) (1) America (Propeller) (1) Ann Marie (Motor Vessel) (1) Argo (Motor Vessel) (1) Arkansas (Propeller) (1) Augusta (Yacht) (1) Bay Shell (Motor vessel) (1) Bep II (Yacht) (1) Box Office (Yacht) (1) Carl W. Meyers (Propeller) (1) Cherokee (Motor Vessel) (1) Chicago Queen (Motor Vessel) (1) Chippewa (Scow) (1) Clamar (Yacht) (1) Davis Straits (Motor Vessel) (1) Donald E. Fawcett (Propeller) (1) Dorothy Gray (Motor Vessel) (1) Dredges (2) Dundas Kent (Motor vessel) (1) Dunsinane IV (Yacht) (1) Eccles II (Propeller) (1) Edward Hogshire (Motor Vessel) (1) Elizabeth Teti (Propeller) (1) Ellen G. (Yacht) (1) Elmo II (Motor Vessel) (1) Emily Grace (Motor Vessel) (1) Ferry Point (Tug) (1) Gillmar II (Motor Vessel) (1) Hai Er (Propeller) (1) Hi Ho (Yacht) (1) Humberdoc (Propeller) (1) Island King II (Propeller) (1) Islander II (Motor Vessel) (1) Jackel II (Propeller) (1) Jackpot (Motor Vessel) (1) Janet W. (Motor Vessel) (1) John McKerchey (Dredge) (1) Kodiak Salvor (Motor Vessel) (1) Maetill (Motor Vessel) (1) Marilyn (Motor Vessel) (1) Marlin (Yacht) (1) Marnalee III (Yacht) (1) Mary Agnes (Motor Vessel) (1) Mary D. (Motor Vessel) (1) Mersel (Motor Vessel) (1) Motor Vessels (37) Night Hawk (Yacht) (1) No. 53 (Dredge) (1) Norland II (Motor Vessel) (1) Nosnibor (Motor Vessel) (1) Philip Arthur (Propeller) (1) Pokei (Motor Vessel) (1) Propellers (14) Roughneck II (Motor Vessel) (1) Rovigo (Propeller) (1) Rowdy (Yacht) (1) S. M. Douglas (Motor vessel) (1) Sachem (Propeller) (1) Salta (Motor Vessel) (1) Samay (Yacht) (1) Scows (1) South Wind (Motor Vessel) (1) Tadpole (Motor Vessel) (1) Tanager (Motor Vessel) (1) Taurus (Motor Vessel) (1) Tedora II (Motor Vessel) (1) Tugs (1) Vernon (Propeller) (1) Victory (Motor Vessel) (1) Viking V. (Motor Vessel) (1) Yachts (13)
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