The Maritime History of the Great Lakes

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  • Lake Sailors In '92
    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956     Lake Sailors In '92 Opening of Shipping Season In Oswego 64 Years Ago Recalled

    An excerpt from the March 31, 1892 issue of the "Marine Record," a publication which flourished near the close of the 19th century has been received from William F. Pidgeon, Lakewood, O., and ...

    NewspaperText  Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956   Lake Sailors In '92 Opening of Shipping Season In Oswego 64 Years Ago Recalled

    An excerpt from the March 31, 1892 issue of the "Marine Record," a publication which flourished ...

  • Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI), 25 Apr 1956
    TextNewspaper       On-The-Scene Inspection of Ship Sinking Ordered

    Detroit (AP) -- The Coast Guard inquiry into the sinking of the freighter A.M. BYERS shifts today to Harsens Island in the St. Clair River, where the ship went down last Thursday night after colliding with the freighter E.M. ...

    TextNewspaper     On-The-Scene Inspection of Ship Sinking Ordered

    Detroit (AP) -- The Coast Guard inquiry into the sinking of the freighter A.M. BYERS shifts today to Harsens Island in the St. Clair ...

  • Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, MI), 23 Apr 1956
    TextNewspaper       Shipping Held Up By Freeze at Soo

    Sault Ste. Marie (AP) -- A sudden temperature drop froze up slush ice in the Soo locks approaches today, forcing low powered freighters to wait for more powerful vessels to push through.

    The overnight low of 20 degrees tied a record cold ...

    TextNewspaper     Shipping Held Up By Freeze at Soo

    Sault Ste. Marie (AP) -- A sudden temperature drop froze up slush ice in the Soo locks approaches today, forcing low powered freighters ...

  • Ames Daily Tribune (Ames, IA), 20 Apr 1956
    TextNewspaper       2 Freighters In Head-On Collision

    Algonac, Mich. (UP) -- Two Great Lakes freighters collided head-on in the St. Clair River Thursday night. One of the vessels sank, blocking the heavily traveled waterway for an indefinite period.

    The loaded 504-foot ore carrier A.M. BYERS ...

    TextNewspaper     2 Freighters In Head-On Collision

    Algonac, Mich. (UP) -- Two Great Lakes freighters collided head-on in the St. Clair River Thursday night. One of the vessels sank, blocking the heavily ...

  • Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI), 20 Apr 1956
    TextNewspaper       A.M. BYERS of Reiss Fleet Sinks In River Following Collision

    Detroit (AP) -- Two Great Lakes freighters crashed in the St. Clair River entrance to Lake St. Clair Thursday night. One sank and the other went aground, but only one of approximately 70 crewmen was injured severely ...

    TextNewspaper     A.M. BYERS of Reiss Fleet Sinks In River Following Collision

    Detroit (AP) -- Two Great Lakes freighters crashed in the St. Clair River entrance to Lake St. Clair Thursday night. ...

  • Daily Monitor Leader (Mount Clemens, MI), 20 Apr 1956, page 1
    TextNewspaper       Lake Vessel Goes Down Off Harsen's Isle Bows of Both Ships Caved In By Deadly Impact By Maury Vincent - Staff Writer

    A stone-loaded ore carrier, awash with her prow crumpled like aluminum foil, blocked Great Lakes shipping for a distance of seven miles today following a ...

    TextNewspaper     Lake Vessel Goes Down Off Harsen's Isle Bows of Both Ships Caved In By Deadly Impact By Maury Vincent - Staff Writer

    A stone-loaded ore carrier, awash with her prow ...

  • News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI), Wed., 15 Feb 1956, page sec.2, p.7
    TextNewspaper       'Graveyard' Holds Ships _______ Memories Stirred As Craft Are Dismantled _______

    ST. CLAIR, Feb. 15 -(AP)- Winding by a St. Clair cemetery in the mud bottom of Pine River lies a graveyard fleet of Great Lake boats. Last month, their rusting hulks shook ...

    TextNewspaper     'Graveyard' Holds Ships _______ Memories Stirred As Craft Are Dismantled _______

    ST. CLAIR, Feb. 15 -(AP)- Winding by a St. Clair cemetery in the mud bottom of Pine River lies ...

  • J. R. Sprankle (Propeller), sunk, 21 Nov 1956
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  • Gull (Propeller), burnt
    TextNewspaper       Reason: burnt
    Remarks: Total loss
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    Remarks: Total loss
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  • White Swan (Propeller), aground, 30 Nov 1956
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  • Sis II (Scow), aground, 1 Jan 1956
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  • Lieut. E. A. Bumpus (Propeller), burnt, 31 Jan 1956
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  • Anabel II (Propeller), burnt, 12 Jan 1956
    TextNewspaper       Reason: burnt
    Remarks: Total loss
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  • City of Detroit III (Steamboat), U209571, 1956
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  • Ranger (Steamboat), 1956
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  • Wallaceburg (Propeller), C147080, 1956
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  • Maharashmi (Propeller), C168476, 1956
    TextNewspaper       ex WALDO HILL, ANDREW M,...
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  • Princess Pat (Yacht), U265816, 1956
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  • Pacific (Motor Vessel), U270206, 1956
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  • Sinclair Milwaukee (Motor Vessel), U223673, 1956
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