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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 -Isle Royale

Ships, Passenger Ships, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes Passenger steamer Isle Royale, built in 1879 at Maine City as barge Agnes. Later a steamer, renamed Isle Royale April 14, 1884 of Duluth. July 25, 1885, sprung a leak and sank 8 miles west of Washington Harbor enroute from Port Arthur to Duluth. Many trips to Isle Royale. Note: Moose horn on pilot house. [A man stands on the upper deck of the ship while at dock.]

Scanned: March 12, 2007


Ships - Vulcan

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Ships The Vulcan sank at Van Orden's Dock, August 30, 1918. [Image of the ship listing to one side.]

Scanned: April 12, 2007


Shipwrecks - Vulcan

Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes, Ships The Vulcan sank at Van Orden's dock, August 30, 1918. [Image of the sinking vessel. The bow of the boat is submerged.]

Scanned: April 12, 2007


Shipwrecks - Cumberland

Ships, Passenger Ships, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Shipwrecks, Water, Lakes Wrecked on Cumberland Point, near Rock of Ages Isle Royale, August 6, 1877. Wreckage strewn all over south shore of Lake Supeiror, only 6 years old. Wooden passenger and frieght side-wheeler built in 1871 by Melanehthan Simpson at Port Robinson for Lake Superior Navigation Company (Northern R. R.) Named for Fred Cumberland, Gen. Manager of R. R. [Side view image of the ship.]

Scanned: March 12, 2007