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Ships - R.M.S. Lusitania

Ships, Passenger Ships, Accidents, Marine Accidents, Persons [Cover of the booklet containing the List of Saloon Passengers of the R.M.S. Lusitania from Liverpool Saturday, January 16, 1915 for New York Direct. Scott Turner was one of the passengers.]

Scanned: November 7, 2007


Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries, Persons, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress Bon Voyage - Eagle Harbor [Passenger ship with numerous people on board, several people waiting on the dock]

Scanned: April 5, 2006

Plow Boy Tour Boat

Persons, Water, Lakes, Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries White City Portage Canal Tour Boat [View of the Plow Boy and passengers at small dock. The side of the ship states "The Canal Route - Leave Houghton 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. - Moonlight Excursion - Fare 50 cents Round Trip - Children 25 Cents."]

Scanned: February 16, 2010

Ships - Str. International

Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries, Water, Lakes, Persons Str. International, built 1889. Buffalo 81' x 26' x 7'. On Hancock Entry run. Taken August 20, 1910. Burned at White City, Entry. [A woman in period dress stands on the shore watching the ship pass.]

Scanned: March 4, 2010

Ships - Str. Uarda and Scow Pilgrim

Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries, Water, Lakes, Persons Str. Uarda and scow Pilgrim - Built 1881 Buffalo 95' x 17' x 8'. Taken July 1910. On Hancock - Lower Entry run. Burned west of M.R.R.R. dock about 1915. [Both of the vessels are filled to capacity and pass each other closely.]

Scanned: February 26, 2007

Ships - South American

Ships, Passenger Ships, Persons, The South American had a large passenger list Tuesday night as it arrived in Houghton for one of its midseason trips. It was the most glorious weather of the season on Lake Superior - a night of calm waters and soft breezes; even the rain caused no big winds as Memorial Airport CAA officers clocked velocity at less than 10 miles per hour. Between Munising and Duluth the trip was delightful. Souvenir stands along Shelden Ave. were crowded last night as passengers sought mementos to carry home. Many already had woodenware souvenirs of their shore visits at Munising. [A crowd gathers at the dock to greet the passengers of the South American.]

Scanned: October 30, 2007

Ships - Isle Royale Queen II

Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries, Water, Persons Isle Royale Queen here pulls away form its Copper Harbor wharf. Aboard are almost 50 passengers bound for a two hour journey on Lake Superior which, on this occasion, was so smooth that there hardly was any type roll to the craft. [Photo of the boat sailing on calm waters resembling glass.]

Scanned: February 12, 2009

Isle Royale National Park

Persons, Parks, National Parks and Reserves, Ships, Passenger Ships Isle Royale has a new Ranger. He began his duties at the park on Monday afternoon. Benjamin Zerbey, who will be charged with protection of the Isle's 200 square miles of captivating wilderness, comes to the area direct from national park work near Tucson, Ariz. His wife and four children live in Lake Linden. Here, at right, aboard the Ranger II, he looks toward the Portage Lake drawbridge. The craft will take him to his new post. Robert Linn, park naturalist, is explaining the Portage waterway to him. [The two men are pictured aboard the Ranger.]

Scanned: August 22, 2007

Launching of Ranger III

Persons, Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries, Manners and Customs, Clothing and Dress People widely known locally are shown in this photo taken in Sturgeon Bay on the occasion of the Ranger III's launching. Easy to spot are Daniel J. Tobin, regional National Park director; C. R. Christianson, head of the Christy Corp., Congressman and Mrs. John Bennett, Superintendent John Lewis of the Isle Royale Park. Mrs. C. R. Christianson, local Coast Guard Auxiliary head Edward Lieblein and Senator Leo Roy. [Image of some of the prominent people gathered for the launching of the Ranger III]

Scanned: October 17, 2007

Ships - Ranger III

Ships, Passenger Ships, Ferries, Persons, How the Ranger III appeared immediately before launching. The ship has two propellers and will be able to make the Isle Royale run in two hours less than the Ranger II. [Two men stand near the propellers of the ship while it is still on dry land.]

Scanned: October 18, 2007