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Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water, Lakes Wreck - Wenona at Canal (view of waterway]. [Two people in a rowboat are shown getting a better view of the wreckage. A piece of the ship sticks out of the water.]

Scanned: April 3, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Persons, Water, Lakes Wreck - Wenona at Canal (view of waterway]. [A group of people gather at the shoreline to view the wreckage.]

Scanned: March 30, 2007


Shipwrecks - Wenona

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Sch. Wenona - Driven ashore September 7, 1898, outside east breakwater Portage Ship Canal. A complete wreck, no loss of life. Originally built as a steamer for Union S. S. Co., Cleveland, Ohio 1857. Cut down to a barge 1876. Lies below present look-out tower. [Image of waves washing over the ship near the shore.]

Scanned: February 19, 2007


Shipwrecks - Pasadena

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Remains of schooner Pasadena wrecked Oct. 5, 1906 in a 70 mile gale, 1 mile north east of Portage Canal. Two lives lost. Ship and cargo a complete wreck. Steamer Gladstone which had her in tow reached Lily Pond in safety. Taken October 14, 1906. [Several people gather on the beach to view the remains of the Pasedena.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Sunken Montana - Str. Bulgaria tried to force way thru and wedged tight. Completely blocking Portage Canal for three days. Note tug Maytham on left entirely housed in. About October 1, 1895. [The Bulgaria is the largest of the ships with the Montana wedged in the middle.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks - Bon Voyage

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Str. Bon Voyage "Booth Line". Burned May 10, 1901 off Redridge, lives lost, 4. [Image of the Bon Voyage with several people aboard.]

Scanned: February 16, 2007


Shipwrecks - Schooner Pasadena

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Persons Remains of schooner Pasadena wrecked Oct. 5, 1906 in a 70 mile gale 1 mile northeast of Portage Canal. Two lives lost. Ship and cargo a complete wreck. Steamer Gladstone which had her in tow, reached Lily Pond in safety. Taken October 14, 1906. [Two people in a row boat and some on shore, view the remains of the ship.]

Scanned: February 26, 2007


Shipwrecks - Str. Wm. C. Moreland

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Seasons, Winter Str. Wm. C. Moreland on reef 1 mile off shore Eagle River. Christmas on the Moreland. Reid wrecking at work near Eagle River, MI. [Image of the ice laden ship with two other ships by it's side.]

Scanned: February 26, 2007


Shipwrecks - Str. Vulcan

Ships, Water, Lakes, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks Str. Vulcan - renamed Vinmount sunk at Van Ordens dock Houghton due to opening of seams as a result of heavy seas on Lake Superior. 1759 G. steel cap 2,900 260' x 38' x 23' built 1889. [Image of the partially submerged ship.]

Scanned: February 26, 2007


Shipwrecks - Str. Monarch

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Str. Monarch "Northern Navigation Co." Grand Trunk R. R. - Foundered 7 miles from Thunder Bay, Nov. 22, 1905. [Image of the wrecked ship taken from a photograph, but looks almost like a pencil drawing.]

Scanned: February 26, 2007