The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1959  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), Thur. Mar 12, 1959 
TextNewspapers    Industry Opinions No Immediate Seaway Effects. Opening of the St. Lawrence Seaway this spring will not have any noticeable effect on the Sault, according to local businessmen and industrial representatives. For example, to fill orders in foreign markets Roddis Lumber Company ships by rial...
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959, page 1page 1  Twin Ports Linked to Atlantic Ocean 2 Seaway Ships Arrive in Harbor by Jim Myhers Two foreign ocean-going ships entered the Duluth harbor yesterday to establish the Twin Ports' link with the Atlantic ocean. Arrival of the Ramon de Larrinaga, a British ship, and the Herald, of Liberian ...
Duluth News Tribune (Duluth, MN), 4 May, 1959 
TextNewspapers    Skipper Lauds Seaway Captain Joseph Meade is an enthusiastic champion of the St. Lawrence seaway. Meade, a resident of North Wales, England, believes the new waterwaly will be "the salvation of mankind." He reasoned that it will provide cheaper transportation for grain to poverty stricken...
J. B. Ford (Propeller), U200666, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...,517 net tons. Built at Lorain, Ohio Dec. 12, 1904. 420.0 x 50.0 x 28.0 Steel built.       * Renamed - [b] E.C. COLLINS - U. S. - 1916. Converted to bulk cement carrier, winter 1958-59       [c] J.B. FORD - U. S. - 1959...
George W. Dixon (Propeller), U207792, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...) CONCON) - Chile - 1945       (d) ANGOL - Chile - 1954 Scrapped in Italy in 1959.       Wyandotte\Detroit Master Shipbuilding List       Institute for Great Lakes Research &#160...
Robert N. Joynt (Propeller), U204190, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...SMITH THOMPSON.* Built June 29, 1907 Bulk propeller - Steel U. S. No. 204190 4786 gt - 4227 nt 438.7' x 52' x 23.9' * Renamed (b) ROBERT N. JOYNT - US - 1959       Towed to Europe...
Northwind (Propeller), U217189, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ... - Panama - 1949       [g] NORTHWIND - Panama - 1959 Arrived at Hong Kong, for scrapping, January 18, 1961.       Great Lakes Emgineering Works, [Ashtabula] Master Shipbuilding...
John Hay (Propeller), U202368, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...PETER WHITE.* Built August 5, 1905 Bulk Carrier U.S. No. 202368. 6184 gt - 4931 nt 504.0 x 54.2 x 31.0       * Renamed [b] JOHN HAY - U.S. - 1959       Arrived...
Ann Arbor No. 6 (Ferry), U214656, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...ANN ARBOR No. 6.* [MAITLAND No. 2 ] Built 1917 Railroad Car Ferry U.S. No. 214656. 2716 gt - 1679 nt 338.0 x 56.0 x 18.3 Rebuilt and lengthened 34 feet, 1958 - 1959.       * Renamed [b...
Texaco Chief (Propeller), C160729, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ... FUEL TRANSPORTER, 1955; renamed FUEL TRANSPORT 1959.       Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships       Inland & Coastal, 1809 to 1930. World Ship Society       ...
Westdale (Propeller), C149493, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...Bulk freighter RALPH GILCHRIST; E.P. MURPHY (1944) ; WESTDALE (1959) Official Canada No. 149493. oF 1,927 gross tons. 253 x 43 x 18. Built Wallsend, G. B., 1929. DISPOSITION:-- In service       Preliminary List of Canadian Merchant Steamships &...
Western States (Steamboat), U81811, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ... at Tawas City, Mich., in 1955. Scrapped at Bay City, Nich., in summer, 1959.       Detroit/Wyandotte Shipbuilding Master List       Institute for Great Lakes research     &...
Greyhound (Steamboat), U86621, 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  scrapped
Jackie (Propeller), storm effects, 24 Jan 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...JACKIE oil driver propeller of 9 gross tons, built 1936. U. S. Number 235349. Vessel destroyed by storm Jan. 24, 1959 in Lake Ontario, off Oswego Harbor. A total loss.       U. S. Vessel losses--Great lakes     &#160...
Thames (Scow), sunk, 3 Mar 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...THAMES No. 1 Scow of 548 gross tons, built 1930. U. S. Number 272214. Scow foundered March 3, 1959 approximately 100 feet north and 600 feet offshore of the Canadian Rock Salt Dock at Ojibway, Ontario.       U. S. Vessel Losses--Great Lakes   &...
McQueen (Propeller), sunk by ice, 26 Dec 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  Reason: sunk by ice Lives: nil Remarks: Raised
Charles Sumner (Scow), aground, 30 Jun 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  Reason: aground Lives: nil Remarks: Got off
Leo (Scow), dismasted, 20 Sep 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  Reason: dismasted Lives: nil Remarks: Repaired
Venice (Schooner), aground, 19 Nov 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  Reason: aground Remarks: ?
Brown Bros. (Propeller), sunk, 28 Oct 1959 
TextNewspapers  1959  ...BROWN BROS. Official Canadian Number 133792. Home port. Port Dover of 43.59 tons. Sunk E.N.E. 5 miles from Long Point, Lake Erie, October 28, 1959.       Dept. of Transport       Casualty List for 1959 &#160...
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