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Year:  1956  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Lake Sailors In '92 
NewspapersText  "Lake Sailors In '92," Oswego Palladium-Times (Oswego, NY), 3 Apr 1956 
Toronto Telegram (Toronto, ON), Aug. 8, 1956 
TextNewspapers    PASSING HAILS ______ Barquentines and Topsail Schooners Sir, - I was pleased to read "Compiler of Schooner Days" reply to my letter in your issue re "the Rig of the Alembic" as he evidently is acquainted with the subject and I can therefore talk to him. My seven years' experience in deep ...
News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI), Wed., 15 Feb 1956, page sec.2, p.7 
TextNewspapers  News-Palladium (Benton Harbor, MI), Wed., 15 Feb 1956, page sec.2, p.7page sec.2, p.7  '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 again with pounding hammers. But...
Daily Monitor Leader (Mount Clemens, MI), 20 Apr 1956, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Daily Monitor Leader (Mount Clemens, MI), 20 Apr 1956, page 1page 1  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 head-on crash with ...
Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI), 20 Apr 1956 
TextNewspapers    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 enough to require...
Ames Daily Tribune (Ames, IA), 20 Apr 1956 
TextNewspapers    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 sank to its main ...
Ironwood Daily Globe (Ironwood, MI), 23 Apr 1956 
TextNewspapers    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 mark for the date and...
Sheboygan Press (Sheboygan, WI), 25 Apr 1956 
TextNewspapers    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. FORD. The ...
Plack V (Motor Vessel), U225701, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...;#160; PLACK V. - U. S. - 1956       Hermasn Runge List ...
Michael G. Browning (Propeller), U204630, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ... Bulk propeller - Steel U. S. No. 204630 5141 gt - 3818 nt 420' x 54.2' x 29' *Renamed, (b) MICHAEL GALLAGHER - U.S. - 1923       (c) MICHAEL G. BROWNING - U.S. - 1956 &#160...
B. F. Jones (Propeller), U203974, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...;     (c) POWHATTAN - US -1936       (d) CHARLES A. PAUL - US -1937       (e) B.F. JONES - US -1956       Frank Wheeler & Co., West...
Howard. Moran (Propeller), U219596, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ... at Manitowoc, Wis., 1920. 95.5 x 24.7 x 12.2       * Renamed MARGARET L. MESECK - U. S. - 1923       HOWARD MORAN - U. S. - 1956       Herman Runge List       ...
S. S. Bratt (Motor Vessel), U224046, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Oil Screw MABLE F.* U. S. No. 224046. Of 28.0 gross tons. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1924. 56.7 x 15.1 x 5.3       * Renamed S.S. BRATT - U.S. - 1956 [increased to 36 gross tons]       Herman Runge List ...
Mackinac Clipper (Motor Vessel), U270826, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Oil screw VICTOR.* U. S. No. 270826. Of 11.0 gross tons. Built at Erie, Pa., in 1955. 59.3 x 15.0 x 3.9       * Renamed MACKINAC CLIPPER - U. S. - 1956       Herman Runge List ...
Z-fourteen (Motor Vessel), U239125, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Oil Screw PROGRESS.* U. S. No. 239125. Of 691 gross tons. Built 1939 st Midland, Pa. 148.5 x 40.0 x 8.0       * Renamed MARCO - U. S. - 1949       Z-FOURTEEN - U. S. - 1956     &...
Lynn II (Motor Vessel), U246591, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ex SC-499, WAVR 412, AIR BRANT,
Sugar Island Chief (Motor Vessel), U262654, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Gas screw AL JO ERIK.* U. S. No. 262654. Of 11 tons gross. Built Charlevoix, Mich., 1949. 32.4 x 11.7 x 4.5       * Renamed SUGAR ISLAND CHIEF - U. S. - 1955 [Ferry]       C-JAK 11 - U. S. - 1956 &#160...
Albatross (Motor Vessel), U254853, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Oil Screw P 455.* U. S. No. 254853. Of 22 tons gross. Built at Sturgeon Bay, Wis., 1944. 42.9 x 11.3 x 5.9       * Renamed ALBATROSS - U. S. - [dismantled 1956]       Herman Runge List     &...
Northwind (Yacht), U237577, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Oil Yacht ALMA F.* U. S. No. 237577. Of 29 gross tons. Built Bay City, Mi., 1938. 48.0 x 11.8 x 6.0       * Renamed NORTH WIND - U. S. - 1956       Herman Runge List       ...
Ann S. (Motor Vessel), U257131, 1956 
TextNewspapers  1956  ...Gas Ferry ANN M. U. S. No. 257131. Of 11 tons gross. Built Erie, Pa., 1941. 30.6 x 11.2 x 4.7.       * Renamed ANN S. - U. S. - 1956       Herman Runge List       ...
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Albatross (Motor Vessel) (1) Anabel II (Propeller) (1) Ann S. (Motor Vessel) (1) B. F. Jones (Propeller) (1) Barges (1) Bedam II (Yacht) (1) Beth (Yacht) (1) C. R. Innis Jr. (Motor Vessel) (1) Cap-A-Tan (Yacht) (1) Captain Al (Motor Vessel) (1) Captain Sam (Motor Vessel) (1) Carmac (Yacht) (1) C-Cliff (Motor Vessel) (1) City of Detroit III (steamboat) (1) Clark 52 (Barge) (1) Coastal Cursader (Motor Vessel) (1) Compass Rose (Yacht) (2) Dorleon (Yacht) (1) Dredges (1) E. M. Ford (Propeller) (1) Edwin L. (Motor Vessel) (1) Emdee (Yacht) (1) Eric (Motor Vessel) (1) Erich (Motor Vessel) (1) E-Z Sportfisher (Motor Vessel) (1) Frederica (Yacht) (1) G. L. 135 (Dredge) (1) Galena (Motor Vessel) (1) Gary Russell (Motor Vessel) (1) Gay May (Yacht) (1) Gosling II (Yacht) (1) Gull (Propeller) (1) Hey Tom II (Yacht) (1) Howard. Moran (Propeller) (1) J. R. Sprankle (Propeller) (1) Jeannette S. (Motor Vessel) (1) Joe Van (Propeller) (1) Joseph S. Young (Propeller) (1) L. W. Sweet (Motor Vessel) (1) Lady Alice (Yacht) (1) Lieut. E. A. Bumpus (Propeller) (1) Loaf a Long (Yacht) (1) Lrk (Yacht) (1) Lynn II (Motor Vessel) (1) Mackinac Clipper (Motor Vessel) (1) Maharashmi (Propeller) (1) Marine Fuel (Motor Vessel) (1) Michael G. Browning (Propeller) (1) Motor Vessels (28) Northwind (Yacht) (1) Pacific (Motor Vessel) (1) Plack V (Motor Vessel) (1) Poquita Mas (Motor Vessel) (1) Princess Pat (Yacht) (1) Progress (Yacht) (1) Propellers (14) Ranger (Steamboat) (1) Rhonda II (Motor Vessel) (1) S. S. Bratt (Motor Vessel) (1) Santa Rosa (Propeller) (1) Scows (1) Sea King (Yacht) (1) Sinclair Milwaukee (Motor Vessel) (1) Sis II (Scow) (1) Steamboats (2) Sugar Island Chief (Motor Vessel) (1) Three Seas (Yacht) (1) Timberland (Motor Vessel) (1) Ventura II (Motor Vessel) (1) Vonabill (Yacht) (1) Wallaceburg (Propeller) (1) Wanderlust (Yacht) (1) White Swan (Propeller) (1) Yachts (22) Z-fourteen (Motor Vessel) (1)
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