The Maritime History of the Great Lakes
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Year:  1968  Item type(s):  Clippings   Sort by:  Oldest date (to newest)
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Sault Star (Sault Sainte Marie, MI), January 2, 1968 
TextNewspapers    Long ships leave St. Mary's River until Spring. The longest shipping season in this area since the end of the Second World War came to an end Sunday. As the motor Vessel Yankcanuck, flagship of Yankcanuck Steamships Limited of the Sault locked through the MacArthur lock at 3:41 p.m. Sunday,...
Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Thurs., 12 Dec 1968, page 1 
TextNewspapers  Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Thurs., 12 Dec 1968, page 1page 1  One Dead, Three Hurt In Tug Explosion, Fire Algonac - One civilian employe of the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers was killed, and three other men were burned, when the 45-foot tug ANCHOR BAY, owned and operated by the U.S. Army corps of Engineers, exploded and burned at 9:45 a.m. today in the...
Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Dec 1968 
TextNewspapers    Board Of Inquiry Convenes In Tug Blast Fatal To One St. Clair (UPI) - A marine inspection team from the Coast Guard assisted Army Engineers Friday in the investigation of a tug boat explosion that killed one crewman and injured three others. The Army Engineers convened a board of inquiry to...
Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Fri., 13 Dec 1968, page 1-2 
TextNewspapers  Port Huron Times-Herald (Port Huron, MI), Fri., 13 Dec 1968, page 1-2page 1-2  Crewman Tells Fury Of Blast Explosion On Tug Claims One Life By Hal Bush (Times Herald River Correspondent) Harsens Island - "I was blown right out the steel door of the pilot house, and everything was on fire." This is how Herman (Jake) Cole today described what happened to him when the...
Sidney E. Smith Jr. (Propeller), U206240, 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ...ALPENA* Built March 24, 1909 Bulk Self-unloader Propeller - Steel U. S. No. 206130 2886 gt - 1787 nt 356' x 47.2' x 27' * Renamed (b) SIDNEY E. SMITH, JR. - US - 1968.     &#160...
D. Massy (Motor Vessel), U201815, 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ... in 1967-68. * Renamed (c) MASSY D. - US - 1968 Still enrolled in 1968       Toledo Shipbuilding Master List       Institute for Great Lakes Research     &#160...
Ruth Hindman (Propeller), C306342, 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ...)       Still enrolled in 1968.       Toledo Shipbuilding Master List       Institute for Great Lakes research     &#160...
Dauntless (yacht), U221218, 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ...; [c] DELPHINE - U.S. - 1945       [d] DAUNTLESS - U.S. - 1968       Great Lakes Emgineering Works, [Ecorse], Master Shipbuilding list     &#160...
Adrian Iselin (Propeller), U212089, 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ...ADRIAN ISELIN Built March 11, 1914 Bulk Canal Propeller - Steel U. S. No. 212089 2072 gt - 1346 nt 244' x 43' x 20.5' Reduced to barge in 1963. Scuttled as temporary breakwater at Two Rivers, Wis., in 1968...
Ann Arbor No. 5 (Propeller), U208261, 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  scuttled, South Haven
Norman P. Clement (Motor Vessel), C146255, 23 Oct 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ...):       [a] NORMAN P. CLEMENT - 1923 - 1968       [b] The name WILLIAM H. REID was proposed as a name change, and was so listed in the Great     &#160...
Norman P. Clement (Propeller), C146255, sunk (scuttled), 23 Oct 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ...):       [a] NORMAN P. CLEMENT - 1923 - 1968       [b] The name WILLIAM H. REID was proposed as a name change, and was so listed in the Great     &#160...
John Fritz (Barge), C174979, sunk as breakwall, 1 Nov 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ... the sea cocks. Trenches were dredged in the desired location to prepare a final resting place for the gallant work horses of the Great Lakes fleet.       Toronto Telegram       November 15, 1968     &...
Bryn Mawr (Barge), C172359, sunk as breakwall, 1 Nov 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ... the sea cocks. Trenches were dredged in the desired location to prepare a final resting place for the gallant work horses of the Great Lakes fleet.       Toronto Telegram       November 15, 1968     &...
John A. Roebling (Barge), sunk as breakwall, 1 Nov 1968 
TextNewspapers  1968  ... the sea cocks. Trenches were dredged in the desired location to prepare a final resting place for the gallant work horses of the Great Lakes fleet.       Toronto Telegram       November 15, 1968     &...
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